Asia: Slab

Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Turkish long steel exporters adapt to China threat

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) looks at how Turkish mills have adapted to growing competition from Chinese long steel exports.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Forecasting Chinese demand in 2016

Knowing which statistics to forecast is key when trying to predict how much Chinese steel demand will be next year and, as a corollary, what impact this could have, if any, on steel exports and in-turn crude steel output.

China Insight

CHINA INSIGHT: Into the danger zone...

China’s consumers are looking more confident these days, but the country’s steelmakers remain firmly in the red.

CHINA INSIGHT: Glimmers of hope

While China is in the midst of an economic slowdown, industrial activity appears to have stabilised.