SteelOrbis: opinion Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-12-18T17:52:47Z SteelOrbis 2014-12-18T17:52:47Z en EUROFER foresees continued but slow growth for 2015 2014-12-17T10:27:53Z 2014-12-17T10:27:53Z EUROFER foresees for 2015 continued but slow growth, although the outlook remains vulnerable to downside risks. 2014-12-17T10:27:53Z OECD Steel Committee: Steel demand growth to remain moderate 2014-12-16T14:07:26Z 2014-12-16T14:07:26Z At the 77th Organization for OECD Steel Committee meeting, the participants exchanged views on excess capacity in the global steel sector. 2014-12-16T14:07:26Z EUROFER: EU trade policy needs to become more reactive 2014-12-16T13:51:16Z 2014-12-16T13:51:16Z The European Steel Association (EUROFER) has said that securing an international level playing field has become increasingly challenging. 2014-12-16T13:51:16Z China’s export tax rebate on boron-added steel likely to be removed 2014-12-15T10:30:33Z 2014-12-15T10:30:33Z Rumors have continued to prevail in the market that China is about to remove its export tax rebate for boron-added steel products. 2014-12-15T10:30:33Z CISA: Chinese steel industry to see increased profits in current year 2014-12-10T15:32:55Z 2014-12-10T15:32:55Z China’s steel industry is expected to see a gross profit of over RMB 28 billion ($4.56 billion) in the current year. 2014-12-10T15:32:55Z IREPAS: Oversupply still evident in global long steel market 2014-12-09T15:07:51Z 2014-12-09T15:07:51Z Oversupply has been evident in the global long steel market from September up to the end of November. 2014-12-09T15:07:51Z EUROFER: Chinese steel producers exploit export tax regime 2014-12-02T13:52:11Z 2014-12-02T13:52:11Z EUROFER: Compliance with European regulations and standards is not guaranteed in the case of Chinese steel imported into the EU. 2014-12-02T13:52:11Z Plummer: Iron ore price to decline to $65/mt in 2015 2014-11-28T13:35:53Z 2014-11-28T13:35:53Z Christopher Plummer: Iron ore prices will fall to $65/mt next year, while they are expected to drop below $60/mt temporarily in 2020. 2014-11-28T13:35:53Z Erdemir: Iron ore price trend to determine future iron ore consumption 2014-11-28T13:09:00Z 2014-11-28T13:09:00Z Sevkinaz Alemdar from Erdemir Group said that the trend of iron ore prices will determine steelmakers’ future consumption of iron ore. 2014-11-28T13:09:00Z Arab steelmakers look to avert threat of cheap Chinese imports 2014-11-24T15:43:38Z 2014-11-24T15:43:38Z The Arab Iron and Steel Union has warned about the inflow of Chinese steel imports into the region at prices below the normal market value. 2014-11-24T15:43:38Z Turkish construction sector confidence increases in November 2014-11-24T10:12:35Z 2014-11-24T10:12:35Z The confidence index for the construction sector in Turkey increased by 1.4 percent month on month in November to 82.9 points. 2014-11-24T10:12:35Z IREPAS: Strong competition still seen in long steel products market 2014-11-11T14:54:42Z 2014-11-11T14:54:42Z According to the short-range outlook report issued by IREPAS, the global long steel products market is still showing a high degree of competition. 2014-11-11T14:54:42Z EUROFER expects moderate strengthening of steel demand in 2015 2014-11-03T09:25:10Z 2014-11-03T09:25:10Z Economic growth in the EU has remained soft so far this year, with a particularly disappointing performance of the euro area in the second quarter. 2014-11-03T09:25:10Z Turkish consumer confidence down 4.9 percent in Oct from Sept 2014-11-03T09:13:17Z 2014-11-03T09:13:17Z In October this year, the consumer confidence index in Turkey decreased by 4.9 percent month on monthto 70.3 points. 2014-11-03T09:13:17Z BIR expresses concerns over steel volumes coming from China 2014-10-29T08:32:02Z 2014-10-29T08:32:02Z BIR: Steel volumes coming from China are further depressing the international steel markets - and in particular the European steel market 2014-10-29T08:32:02Z Turkish construction sector confidence decreases in October 2014-10-27T14:27:49Z 2014-10-27T14:27:49Z The confidence index for the construction sector in Turkey, decreased by 2.4 percent month on month in October to 81.6 points. 2014-10-27T14:27:49Z EUROFER: New EU emission targets a positive signal for efficient mills 2014-10-27T14:16:34Z 2014-10-27T14:16:34Z EU heads of state and government have agreed on a CO2 emission reduction target of 43 percent for 2030. 2014-10-27T14:16:34Z WSD Strategic Insights XLIV: Oversupply Equilibrium: Chinese Threat 2014-10-27T08:23:03Z 2014-10-27T08:23:03Z WSD: When oversupply is moderate to substantial, the world hot-rolled band price has a tendency to decline. 2014-10-27T08:23:03Z Kerkhoff: China faces “new normal” amid slower GDP growth 2014-10-06T07:50:07Z 2014-10-06T07:50:07Z Hans Jürgen Kerkhoff from worldsteel said that with a 7% negative GDP growth expected for this year, China is facing “a new normal”. 2014-10-06T07:50:07Z Worldsteel expects lower steel demand growth amid slowdown in China 2014-10-06T07:43:47Z 2014-10-06T07:43:47Z Global apparent steel demand for 2014 will increase by two percent to 1.56 billion mt, according to the short range outlook of worldsteel. 2014-10-06T07:43:47Z Traders at IREPAS eye up new possibilities for business with Iran 2014-09-30T14:35:52Z 2014-09-30T14:35:52Z The traders committee chairman F.D. Baysal stated that steel shipments to Iraq are still continuing, though with some interruptions. 2014-09-30T14:35:52Z Steel Producers at IREPAS: Changing billet prices to take industry to new setup 2014-09-30T14:20:54Z 2014-09-30T14:20:54Z The chairman of the steel producers committee,Mr. Marti stated that changing billet prices will take the industry to a new setup in the coming months. 2014-09-30T14:20:54Z Raw Material Suppliers at IREPAS: Rise in Chinese exports will alter existing market ... 2014-09-30T07:17:52Z 2014-09-30T07:17:52Z If Chinese steel exports increase, consequences will be serious, independently of whether these exports are directed to Turkey or to other countries. 2014-09-30T07:17:52Z Qatar Steel: GCC to remain net long steel product importer until 2019 2014-09-29T15:02:12Z 2014-09-29T15:02:12Z Abdulaziz Abdul Rezaq Hashim of Qatar Steel said that steel consumption in the Middle East is about four percent of global steel consumption. 2014-09-29T15:02:12Z IREPAS chairman Kim Marti: Fears regarding EU economy are gone 2014-09-29T09:15:34Z 2014-09-29T09:15:34Z In his welcome address, IREPAS chairman Kim Marti from Spanish steel producer Celsa pointed out that the global economy is showing positive signals. 2014-09-29T09:15:34Z Turkish consumer confidence up one percent in Sept over Aug 2014-09-29T08:40:11Z 2014-09-29T08:40:11Z The consumer confidence index in Turkey, which stood at 73.2 points in August, increased by 1% month on month in September this year to 74 points. 2014-09-29T08:40:11Z Turkish construction sector confidence increases in September 2014-09-24T12:16:44Z 2014-09-24T12:16:44Z The confidence index for the construction sector in Turkey increased by 1.8 percent month on month in September to 83.6 points. 2014-09-24T12:16:44Z Peabody positive on metallurgical coal due to production cuts 2014-09-19T13:38:26Z 2014-09-19T13:38:26Z Peabody Energy expects metallurgical coal fundamentals to improve as global met coal production cuts will be realized over the next two quarters. 2014-09-19T13:38:26Z Moody’s expects improvements in European steelmakers’ profitability 2014-09-19T08:10:25Z 2014-09-19T08:10:25Z Moody’s has announced that the outlook for the European steel industry will remain stable until 2015, despite anticipated profitability improvements. 2014-09-19T08:10:25Z Ekinci: Turkish mills vindicated by US DOC decision on ex-Turkey rebar 2014-09-10T15:06:28Z 2014-09-10T15:06:28Z Namık Ekinci has commented on the final CVD and AD duty decisions of the US Department of Commerce (US DOC) on rebar imports from Turkey. 2014-09-10T15:06:28Z