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Construction shrink rebar stocks for 3 weeks
Oct 26,2018 10:44CST
data analysis
Source:SMM
Overall inventories shrank to 5.49 million mt as of Thursday, down 6.9% on the week and 22.8% on the year

SHANGHAI, Oct 26 (SMM) – Operation at downstream construction sites continued to grow and this shrank China's in-plant and social inventories of rebar for three consecutive weeks as of Thursday October 25. 

Inventories across steel mills stood at 1.71 million mt as of October 25, down 4.2% from a week ago and down 32.8% from a year ago. Social stocks declined 8.1% on the week and dipped 17.2% on the year to stand at 3.79 million mt as of Thursday. This fell below 4 million mt for the first time this year. 

Overall inventories shrank to 5.49 million mt as of Thursday, down 6.9% on the week and 22.8% on the year.

Rebar inventories in Guangzhou of Guangdong province also fell on the week ended October 25, SMM data showed.

Inventory data
Rebar

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