Steel prices continue to decrease slightly

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Specifically, in the Northern and Central provinces it ranges from 15,300 – 16,000 VND/kg; In the Southern provinces, it ranges from 15,200 – 15,900 VND/kg.

Production and consumption increased compared to September 2014. Of which, steel production is estimated at about 440 thousand tons, an increase of about 10 thousand tons; Steel consumption output is estimated at about 435 thousand tons, an increase of about 15 thousand tons compared to September 2014.

According to Vietnam Steel Corporation, world market prices of steel billets and scrap steel continued to decrease in October 2014.

In the East Asian market, imported steel billet prices are heavily influenced by falling steel scrap prices. The price offered for steel billet from China is about 445-450 USD/ton CFR Taiwan (down about 20-25 USD/ton compared to September 2014).

Under competitive pressure from cheap Chinese steel billet sources, CIS billet manufacturers are forced to reduce their offering prices. Currently, the price offered for CIS billets has dropped to 465-475 USD/ton FOB Black Sea (down about 25-30 USD/ton compared to September 2014).

In the Turkish market, scrap steel prices have dropped to 327 USD/ton CFR, down nearly 40 USD/ton compared to the end of September 2014.

In the Asian market, the price of imported scrap steel continues to decline due to low demand, pressure on falling iron ore prices, plus cheap steel billet sources in China, causing many factories to cut production. The offered price of scrap steel container HMS1/2 80:20 is about 300 USD/ton CFR Taiwan (down about 35-40 USD/ton compared to last month).

Domestic market: According to Vietnam Steel Corporation, the price of construction steel at the factory in October 2014 was stable compared to September 2014 (only Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel Joint Stock Company adjusted to reduce construction steel prices by 150 VND/kg depending on type, implementation time from October 6, 2014). Specifically, the selling prices of steel manufacturing companies are as follows: Unit: VND/kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retail price on the market: Construction steel retail price in October 2014 decreased slightly compared to September 2014 (a decrease of about 100-200 VND/kg), specifically: in the Northern and Central provinces fluctuated. about 15,300 – 16,000 VND/kg; In the Southern provinces, it ranges from 15,200 – 15,900 VND/kg.

Forecast: Construction steel retail prices in the domestic market in November 2014 may decrease slightly.

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