Steel and Tube Holdings Announced Result

Steel & Tube Holdings Limited made good progress on its business turnaround programme in FY19, although positive gains were offset by lower than expected gross margin performance due to market contraction in some high value categories and a highly competitive market. Revenues were $498.1 million, earnings before interest and tax was $16.8 million and net…

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Chinese output of hot metal, crude steel and finished steel all fell on a month-on-month basis in July amid weakening demand and steelmaking restrictions in the country’s production hub in northern China.

Chinese output of hot metal, crude steel and finished steel all fell on a month-on-month basis in July amid weakening demand and steelmaking restrictions in the country’s production hub in northern China. Demand in China’s domestic market weakened last month amid bad weather – heavy rain in some regions and sweltering heat in most of…

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Export prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil dropped over the past week, largely due to limited buying interest arising from heightened trade tensions between China and the United States, market sources told Fastmarkets.

Export prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil dropped over the past week, largely due to limited buying interest arising from heightened trade tensions between China and the United States, market sources told Fastmarkets. The Chinese currency passed the 7-yuan per $1 threshold earlier this month after US president Donald Trump announced plans to…

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