SteelOrbis - Steel News: economics Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-10-21T14:04:33Z SteelOrbis 2014-10-21T14:04:33Z en China's GDP increases by 7.4 percent in Jan-Sept 2014-10-21T13:35:10Z 2014-10-21T13:35:10Z China's GDP indicated a year-on-year increase of 7.4 percent to RMB 41.9908 trillion in the January-September quarter of the current year. 2014-10-21T13:35:10Z Euro area annual inflation down to 0.3 percent in September 2014-10-16T12:21:03Z 2014-10-16T12:21:03Z Annual inflation in the euro area was 0.3 percent in September this year, down from 0.4 percent in August. 2014-10-16T12:21:03Z China's PPI down 1.8 percent in September, CPI up 1.6 percent 2014-10-15T10:59:20Z 2014-10-15T10:59:20Z In September this year, China's producer price index (PPI) decreased by 1.8 percent year on year. 2014-10-15T10:59:20Z Increase in construction jobs boosts September employment levels in Canada 2014-10-12T22:45:26Z 2014-10-12T22:45:26Z 2014-10-12T22:45:26Z China's steel sector PMI decreases to 43.6 percent in September 2014-10-08T07:40:26Z 2014-10-08T07:40:26Z In September this year, the purchasing managers index (PMI) for the Chinese steel sector was at 43.6 percent. 2014-10-08T07:40:26Z China's residential housing prices down slightly in Sept from Aug 2014-10-08T07:20:20Z 2014-10-08T07:20:20Z In September this year, the average prices of new residential housing in 100 major cities in China decreased by 0.92 percent month on month. 2014-10-08T07:20:20Z NBS: China's manufacturing PMI remains at 51.1% in September 2014-10-08T07:05:14Z 2014-10-08T07:05:14Z The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector was at 51.1 percent in September of the current year. 2014-10-08T07:05:14Z Pennsylvania promises $30.7 million in grants to US Steel 2014-10-06T20:12:20Z 2014-10-06T20:12:20Z 2014-10-06T20:12:20Z Scrap maintains downward trend on Orbis Steel Index 2014-10-06T09:07:38Z 2014-10-06T09:07:38Z In the week from September 29 to October 5, on the Orbis Steel Index the scrap indexes moved downward. 2014-10-06T09:07:38Z Turkish metal producers' sales prices increase further in September 2014-10-03T08:27:30Z 2014-10-03T08:27:30Z In September this year, the domestic PPI for Turkey's basic metal industry increased by 1.13 percent on month-on-month basis. 2014-10-03T08:27:30Z Euro area industrial producer prices down 1.4 percent in August 2014-10-02T12:23:05Z 2014-10-02T12:23:05Z In August of the current year as compared to August 2013, industrial producer prices fell by 1.4% in the euro area and by 1.5% in the EU-28. 2014-10-02T12:23:05Z Bolivian president announces National Steel Plan 2014-10-01T22:53:05Z 2014-10-01T22:53:05Z 2014-10-01T22:53:05Z EU-28 unemployment rate decreases further in August 2014-10-01T10:54:45Z 2014-10-01T10:54:45Z In August of the current year the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the EU member states was 10.1 percent,decreasing from 10.2 percent in July. 2014-10-01T10:54:45Z Euro area annual inflation in September down to 0.3 percent 2014-10-01T08:38:58Z 2014-10-01T08:38:58Z Annual inflation in the euro area is expected to be 0.3 percent for September, down from 0.4 percent in August. 2014-10-01T08:38:58Z HSBC China final manufacturing PMI stable at 50.2 in September 2014-09-30T08:27:28Z 2014-09-30T08:27:28Z The HSBC purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the Chinese manufacturing sector indicated a final reading of 50.2 in September. 2014-09-30T08:27:28Z S. African steelmakers' prices up 0.4 percent in August from July 2014-09-26T09:29:12Z 2014-09-26T09:29:12Z In August this year the South Africa's producer price index (PPI) for the basic iron and steel industry increased by 0.4 percent compared to July. 2014-09-26T09:29:12Z HSBC’s China flash manufacturing PMI edges up to 50.5 2014-09-23T09:09:32Z 2014-09-23T09:09:32Z In September this year, the China HSBC Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) increased to 50.5. 2014-09-23T09:09:32Z NBS: China’s new house prices decline in August from July levels 2014-09-19T07:19:23Z 2014-09-19T07:19:23Z In August this year, of 70 major Chinese cities surveyed, 68 cities witnessed lower prices in the new house market compared to July. 2014-09-19T07:19:23Z Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.4 percent in August 2014-09-17T12:49:47Z 2014-09-17T12:49:47Z Annual inflation in the euro area was 0.4 percent in August this year, unchanged compared to July. 2014-09-17T12:49:47Z Turkey's basic metals turnover index increases further in July 2014-09-12T13:32:00Z 2014-09-12T13:32:00Z In July, the industrial turnover index for the manufacture of basic metals in Turkey registered a 5.5 percent rise from the previous month. 2014-09-12T13:32:00Z CISA: Import iron ore prices in China to remain on slight downtrend 2014-09-12T09:25:59Z 2014-09-12T09:25:59Z It is expected that iron ore prices in China will continue their slight downtrend as ore inventory at Chinese ports still exceeds 100 million mt. 2014-09-12T09:25:59Z Turkish economy grows 2.1 percent in Q2 2014-09-10T08:36:06Z 2014-09-10T08:36:06Z Turkey's GDP in the second quarter of the current year grew by 2.1% in constant prices to $12.50 billion, compared to the second quarter of 2013. 2014-09-10T08:36:06Z Euro area GDP up 0.7 percent in Q2 2014-09-05T13:28:22Z 2014-09-05T13:28:22Z Compared with the same quarter of 2013, in the second quarter this year seasonally adjusted GDP increased by 0.7 percent in the euro area. 2014-09-05T13:28:22Z Average HRB400 rebar price in China down 1.5 percent in late August 2014-09-04T09:02:59Z 2014-09-04T09:02:59Z In late August this year, the average price of 16-25 mm HRB400 rebar was RMB 3,042/mt ($493.83/mt), down 1.5 percent week on week. 2014-09-04T09:02:59Z Euro area industrial producer prices down 0.1% in July over June 2014-09-02T14:36:24Z 2014-09-02T14:36:24Z According to the report released by Eurostat, in July this year industrial producer prices declined by 0.1 percent in the euro area 2014-09-02T14:36:24Z HSBC China final manufacturing PMI down to 50.2 in August 2014-09-02T07:31:45Z 2014-09-02T07:31:45Z The HSBC purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the Chinese manufacturing sector decreased to a final reading of 50.2 in August. 2014-09-02T07:31:45Z S. African steelmakers’ prices down 1.3% in July from June 2014-09-01T11:51:15Z 2014-09-01T11:51:15Z In July this year the country's producer price index (PPI) for the basic iron and steel industry decreased by 1.3 percent compared to June. 2014-09-01T11:51:15Z EU-28 unemployment rate down to 10.2 percent in July 2014-08-29T12:52:41Z 2014-08-29T12:52:41Z In July of the current year the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the European Union member states (EU-28) was 10.2 percent. 2014-08-29T12:52:41Z Euro area annual inflation in August down to 0.3 percent 2014-08-29T12:01:50Z 2014-08-29T12:01:50Z Annual inflation in the euro area is expected to be 0.3 percent for August, according to flash estimates released by Eurostat. 2014-08-29T12:01:50Z Finished steel prices in China continue to soften in mid-August 2014-08-25T11:23:09Z 2014-08-25T11:23:09Z In mid-August (August 11-20) this year, the average price in China of 16-25 mm HRB400 rebar was RMB 3,088.8/mt, down 0.7% from early August. 2014-08-25T11:23:09Z