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China Steel Intelligence

Issue 13 May 3, 2017

CSI: Q1 Too Good To Last

We hope you enjoyed the steel market in Q1, because it is unlikely to be repeated any time soon. The combination of factors which made the quarter so positive for prices, and profitable for steelmakers, is already fading away. That will impact both prices and margins, and Chinese steelmakers which …

Issue 12 April 4, 2017

CSI: Asian Steel Market at a Turning Point

Asian steel markets are at turning points in both the short and long term. Luckily for us, this coincides perfectly with Kallanish Asia Steel Markets, which was held at the heart of changes in steel trade in Ho Chi Min City on 28-29 March. In the short term, China is …

Issue 11 Feb. 28, 2017

Capacity vs demand: is China finally winning the battle?

China’s steel market is heading into the period of peak demand on a very positive note, with prices for steel and iron ore soaring. Data is scarce in the first month of each year but in this issue we first look at market inventories, which appear to have peaked, and …

Issue 10 Jan. 31, 2017

Turning the tide of Chinese steel exports

As the Chinese steel market enters the New Year holiday, steel and steelmaking raw material prices remain high and the market is optimistic that buying after the holidays will be strong. There remains however a fundamental issue, which is that real steel demand should be down in 2017 and raw …