Asia: Slab

Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Will US demand collapse start global OCTG M&A surge?

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines the effects of low oil prices and the drop in demand for oil country tubular goods (OCTG) in the USA.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Japan's stainless sector benefits from distinct structure

Japan is the world's second-largest producer of stainless steel. Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines the unique business structure that helps it to fend off foreign competition, particularly from China.


China Insight

CHINA INSIGHT: Rate cuts fail to lift gloom

The economic signals from China remained weak in February.

CHINA INSIGHT: A sea of red

Steel prices in the Chinese domestic market saw a dramatic decline in January as the market started to panic.