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China Steel Intelligence

Issue 23 March 2, 2018

CSI: Will inventories sink the ship?

The dearth of data in February means a shorter CSI but that does not mean we cannot investigate some important features of the market. In fact, the build-up of inventory in the run up to the strong demand period after the Spring Festival holiday is often the single most important …

Issue 22 Feb. 1, 2018

CSI: Has the steel export mix changed forever?

China’s high and rapidly growing export volumes used to be the single most important factor in global steel pricing but 2017 saw a sharp reversal, opening up markets to greater competition.

A closer look at the data however shows not all products and regions are seeing decline and in this …

Issue 21 Jan. 5, 2018

CSI: Strap yourselves in for a bumpy 2018

As the new year begins the outlook for Chinese steel is far more positive than it was a year ago, but it is unlikely to repeat the success it had over the last twelve months.

In this issue we break down our forecasts for the year by sector, as well …

Issue 20 Dec. 1, 2017

China supercharged winter masks glacial shifts in demand

The start of winter restrictions has sent steel prices higher, especially for rebar, and iron ore has followed in hot pursuit, as we describe in our markets section. Now however, attention is turning from winter to the coming year. Ahead of an end-year round-up and more detailed predictions in the …