Asia: Slab

Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Have Chinese finished steel exports hit their peak?

Against a background of surging steel exports from China, Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) looks into whether volumes are likely to plateau any time soon.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: When will the steel market regain momentum?

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines the market indicators to try to learn when the global steel market might return to balance.


China Insight

CHINA INSIGHT: Steel margins are crushed

The economic signals from China continue to point at lacklustre growth, forcing the government to step up stimulus measures.

CHINA INSIGHT: Economic prospects improve as iron ore price rallies

The signals from China are still poor, but economic prospects appear to be brightening.