Heze of Shandong province becomes 1st city to ease home-purchase restrictions

This followed after the first round of nation-wide regulations on house purchase began in Sep 2016

Industry News

12:04:04PM

Market commentary
Nov pig iron output up 16.1% YoY: NBS

Output stood at 63.73 million mt in Nov, up 16.1% from Nov 2017, but down 5.9% month on month

Data Analysis

11:28:45AM

Production data Pig iron
Tangshan escalates smog alert to levelⅠduring Dec 19-24

In Nov, PM 2.5 concentrations in Tangshan averaged 77.5μg/m³, 29.51% higher than this winter’s target of 59.84μg/m³

Industry News

11:16:46AM

Steel Tangshan
Annual air quality targets pressure steel mill operations

Average PM2.5 level in 2+26 cities stood at 74.65 μg/m³ in Nov, 13.88% higher than targeted

Industry News

10:42:44AM

Market commentary Environmental protection drive
Hebei Iron & Steel to invest $4.4 billion in integrated steel complex in Philippines

The integrated iron and steel plant will have an annual capacity of some 8 million mt, covering an area of 305 hectares

Industry News

11:29:06AM Dec 17, 2018

Market commentary Steel mill
Xuzhou steel mills face 2nd full suspension

Suspension will last for at least half a month, market talks suggested on the morning of Dec 13

Industry News

01:45:09PM Dec 13, 2018

Market commentary Environmental protection drive
Bearish sentiment erodes upward momentum in spot rebar prices

Spot prices in Hangzhou dipped to 3,830 yuan/mt after they rose to a high of 3,860 yuan/mt on Dec 12

Price Review Forecast

11:06:07AM Dec 13, 2018

Market commentary Rebar
Production cuts lower #300 stainless steel output in Nov

Output fell 3.12% from Oct to 1.17 million mt in Nov, an SMM survey found

Data Analysis

02:39:01PM Dec 12, 2018

Production data Stainless steel
Passenger car sales dip for 6 straight months in Nov

CPCA data showed that about 2.02 million passenger cars were sold in Nov, down 18% from Nov 2017

Data Analysis

10:48:57AM Dec 11, 2018

Market commentary New Energy Vehicle Passenger car
Tangshan issues level-II smog alert for Dec 9-31

Steel mills are required to make additional output cuts on top of those already ordered during the winter heating season

Industry News

11:21:21AM Dec 10, 2018

Environmental protection drive Steel
Heze of Shandong province becomes 1st city to ease home-purchase restrictions

Heze of Shandong province becomes 1st city to ease home-purchase restrictions

This followed after the first round of nation-wide regulations on house purchase began in Sep 2016

12:04:04PM

Industry News

Market commentary
Nov pig iron output up 16.1% YoY: NBS

Nov pig iron output up 16.1% YoY: NBS

Output stood at 63.73 million mt in Nov, up 16.1% from Nov 2017, but down 5.9% month on month

11:28:45AM

Data Analysis

Production data Pig iron
Tangshan escalates smog alert to levelⅠduring Dec 19-24

Tangshan escalates smog alert to levelⅠduring Dec 19-24

In Nov, PM 2.5 concentrations in Tangshan averaged 77.5μg/m³, 29.51% higher than this winter’s target of 59.84μg/m³

11:16:46AM

Industry News

Steel Tangshan
Annual air quality targets pressure steel mill operations

Annual air quality targets pressure steel mill operations

Average PM2.5 level in 2+26 cities stood at 74.65 μg/m³ in Nov, 13.88% higher than targeted

10:42:44AM

Industry News

Market commentary Environmental protection drive
Hebei Iron & Steel to invest $4.4 billion in integrated steel complex in Philippines

Hebei Iron & Steel to invest $4.4 billion in integrated steel complex in Philippines

The integrated iron and steel plant will have an annual capacity of some 8 million mt, covering an area of 305 hectares

11:29:06AM Dec 17, 2018

Industry News

Market commentary Steel mill
Xuzhou steel mills face 2nd full suspension

Xuzhou steel mills face 2nd full suspension

Suspension will last for at least half a month, market talks suggested on the morning of Dec 13

01:45:09PM Dec 13, 2018

Industry News

Market commentary Environmental protection drive
Bearish sentiment erodes upward momentum in spot rebar prices

Bearish sentiment erodes upward momentum in spot rebar prices

Spot prices in Hangzhou dipped to 3,830 yuan/mt after they rose to a high of 3,860 yuan/mt on Dec 12

11:06:07AM Dec 13, 2018

Price Review Forecast

Market commentary Rebar
Production cuts lower #300 stainless steel output in Nov

Production cuts lower #300 stainless steel output in Nov

Output fell 3.12% from Oct to 1.17 million mt in Nov, an SMM survey found

02:39:01PM Dec 12, 2018

Data Analysis

Production data Stainless steel
Passenger car sales dip for 6 straight months in Nov

Passenger car sales dip for 6 straight months in Nov

CPCA data showed that about 2.02 million passenger cars were sold in Nov, down 18% from Nov 2017

10:48:57AM Dec 11, 2018

Data Analysis

Market commentary New Energy Vehicle Passenger car
Tangshan issues level-II smog alert for Dec 9-31

Tangshan issues level-II smog alert for Dec 9-31

Steel mills are required to make additional output cuts on top of those already ordered during the winter heating season

11:21:21AM Dec 10, 2018

Industry News

Environmental protection drive Steel