Spain Metals Report Q3 2010

  • ID: 1303601
  • March 2015
  • Region: Spain
  • 54 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Spain Metals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, metals associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Spain's metals industry.

The Spanish steel industry reported a steady recovery in output from the low-point in July 2009, but this is set to be undermined in the short term by fiscal austerity measures in Spain and key export markets, as well as the end of car scrapping incentives, and in the long term by rising costs of production caused by high electricity prices and reliance on scrap steel as feedstock.

In Q110, Spanish crude steel output grew 48.3% year-on-year (y-o-y) and 16.3% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) to 4.28mn tonnes, with March output at its highest monthly rate since September 2008. Much of the increase in output has been due to export demand, but fiscal austerity measures in much of the eurozone will remove this source of growth. Growth in output was spurred by restocking, bolstered by the end of idling at Spanish mills. In February, production resumed at Sidenor’s Reinosa rolling mill and ArcelorMittal’s Etxebarri galvanising line READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Spain Political SWOT
Spain Economic SWOT

Global Overview

Quarterly Metals Views, July 2010
Table: BMI’s Core Views For The Metals Industry
Metals Market Overview
Table: World’s Top 10 Steel Producing Countries (mn tonnes)
Table: Recently Added And Planned Smelter Capacity
Commodities Forecast – Nickel To Average US$22,000/tonne In 2010
Table: BMI Nickel Forecast
Table: Nickel
Market Strategy – Aluminium Update: Downside Risks To Average Price of US$2,100/tonne In 2010
Table: BMI Aluminium Forecast
Table: Aluminium
Commodities Forecast – Gold To Average US$1,150/oz In 2010
Table: BMI Gold Forecast
Table: Gold
Commodities Forecast – Copper
Table: BMI Copper Forecast
Table: Copper

Regional Overview

Forecast Scenario
Table: Spain’s Metals Industry (‘000 tonnes unless stated)

Macroeconomic Outlook

Table: Spain – GDP Contribution to Growth
Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles

Compañía Española de Laminación SA (CELSA)

Global Assumptions

Table: Global & Regional Real GDP Growth (%)
Table: Real GDP Growth (%) – Consensus Forecasts
Table: Global Assumptions
Table: Developed States, Real GDP Growth Forecasts
Table: Emerging Markets Aggregate Growth

BMI Methodology

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Cross Checks
Country Snapshot: Spain Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power

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- Sidenor
- Alcoa
- Acerinox
- Compañía Española de Laminación SA (CELSA)
- ArcelorMittal

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