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Italy Metals Report Q3 2009

  • ID: 1061684
  • July 2009
  • Region: Italy
  • 41 Pages
  • Business Monitor International

The Italy Metals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, metals associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Italy's metals industry

The Italian metallurgical industry is facing a deep crisis that showed no signs of ending in H109, due to a collapse in the credit market and its impact on the key automotive and construction markets. The Italy Metals Report forecasts steel output falling by more than a third in 2009. In the first five months of 2009, Italy’s crude steel output fell 43% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 8.09mn tonnes. Monthly output averaged around 1.62mn tonnes. There was very little sign of recovery in demand with any increases related to buyers restocking inventories.

Further down the production chain, steel product manufacturers have been radically cutting output amid plummeting orders. Flat product orders had almost dried up in H109 and longs were also struggling as the steel industry experienced a stronger than expected fall in demand. For example, Q2 output from tube manufacturer Capello Tubi was as low as Q1, when shipments were cut by 30%. Its READ MORE >

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

SWOT ANALYSIS
Italy Political SWOT
Italy Economic SWOT

GLOBAL METALS MARKET OVERVIEW
Table: World’s Top 10 Steel Producing Countries
Aluminium Outlook
Table: BMI Aluminium Forecast
Copper Outlook
Table: BMI Copper Forecast
Metals Price Outlook
Table: Stock Levels At London Metals Exchange Warehouses (tonnes)
Global Mining Outlook
Table: Biggest Chinese Acquisitions In Australia Since 2005
Table: Global Mining – Top Five Companies By Market Capitalisation (US$mn)
Table: Global Mining – Key Players’ Future Investment Plans (selected projects)

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

INDUSTRY FORECAST SCENARIO
Table: Italy’s Metals Industry Production And Trade, 2006-2013
Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: Italy - Economic Activity, 2006-2013

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

COMPANY PROFILES
Sapa Profili
Gruppo Riva
Alcoa

GLOBAL ASSUMPTIONS
Table: Global Assumptions, 2007-2013
Table: Developed States GDP Growth, 2008-2010
Table: Emerging Markets GDP Growth, 2008-2010
Table: Commodity Prices, 2007-2010

BMI FORECAST MODELLING
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
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- Sapa Profili

- Gruppo Riva

- Alcoa

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