China’s Hebei Iron & Steel (HBIS) has failed to get approval from the Hebei government to purchase a majority stake in Tata Steel’s businesses in Thailand and Singapore.

China’s Hebei Iron & Steel (HBIS) has failed to get approval from the Hebei government to purchase a majority stake in Tata Steel’s businesses in Thailand and Singapore. “HBIS have not been able to procure the requisite approvals from the Hebei government, one of the key conditions precedent for the proposed… (Ukrainian metal)

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Q1 2019 NLMK Group Trading update

NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), a vertically integrated steelmaker, has published today its preliminary Q1 2019 operating results. Q1 2019 highlights: Steel output decreased by 4% qoq to 4.2 m t due to the overhauls at the Russian sites and seasonal factors. A 3% yoy steel output reduction is also due to the overhauls…

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Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau has decided to postpone some of its capacity expansion investments expected for 2019 amid a weaker-than-expected local economy, while reporting year-on-year output growth for the second quarter.

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau has decided to postpone some of its capacity expansion investments expected for 2019 amid a weaker-than-expected local economy, while reporting year-on-year output growth for the second quarter. It has maintained, however, its 7.1 billion Reais ($1.79 billion) total capital expenditure plan through 2021. The company estimated 1.84 billion Reais of investments for…

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China’s finished steel exports decreased on a yearly basis in July 2019, as did exports in the January-July period.

China’s finished steel exports decreased on a yearly basis in July 2019, as did exports in the January-July period. The country shipped 5.57 million tonnes of finished steel abroad in July, down 5.43% from 5.89 million tonnes a year earlier, according to preliminary Chinese customs data released on Thursday August 8. Last month’s exports were…

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