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Vale focuses on productivity, despite 'worrying' global outlook

The global economic scenario is “very worrying and complex”, Vale’s ceo Murilo Ferreira said this week.

Vietnam HRC market stopped on China’s rebate, offers from Brazil and Russia

Vietnam’s import market for hot rolled coil has stalled on market talk concerning about a possible removal of China’s export tax rebate for alloy steel products.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Unravelling Chinese steel

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines China steel data and forecasts a revival in Chinese demand in 2015.

ANALYSIS: Closing China's rebate loophole?

Could a repeal of China’s tax rebate on exports of alloy steels end up disappointing those who hope it will stem the relentless rise of China’s steel exports?

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VIDEO: The effects of iron ore prices on scrap

Commodities prices around the world have been in decline in recent months, and ferrous scrap has been no exception.

Features & Columns

Turkish automotive sector takes positive view for 2015, Parladi Metal says

Most automotive-sector producers in Turkey are adopting a positive outlook for 2015, despite the slowdown in the economy in the final quarter of 2014, according to executives at Parladi Metal.

ANALYSIS: A low-grade iron ore derivatives market launches

A rapid rise in volumes of lower-grade iron ore coming onto the seaborne market in 2014 has prompted two international exchanges in the past month to announce the launch of tools to hedge these products.

What to expect at the Seaisi forum next week

Low prices, imports and shrinking margins are likely to be at the top of the agenda when delegates gather in Singapore next week for the 2014 Asean Iron & Steel Sustainability Forum.

Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Unravelling Chinese steel

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines China steel data and forecasts a revival in Chinese demand in 2015.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: The economics of European stainless steel

With nickel prices stable for much of the third quarter, before a sharp descent at the start of September, it was little surprise to see Europe’s stainless steel producers report a slowdown in their latest results.


Interviews

INTERVIEW: Unicoil focuses on quality to outsmart competition

Facing growing competition from imports, Unicoil – a Saudi Arabian producer of galvanized and polymer-coated steel sheet and coils – is using quality and service levels to fight back, according to ceo Rayed Abdullah Al-Ajaji.

INTERVIEW: Jazeera Steel ceo warns of impact of imports on growth

Infrastructure development will continue to be the key driver for steel sector growth in the Middle East, but record, high export volumes of finished steel from China are threatening margins everywhere, according to Bhaskar Dutta, ceo of Jazeera Steel in Oman.