Asia: Slab

Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Iron ore gloom set to stay for time being

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) sees the potential for a settled iron ore price over the coming months and years.

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: Glimmers of hope

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

CHINA INSIGHT: Searching for a floor

The economic signals from China suggest a further slowing of growth in the past couple of months.