Austria Metals Report Q4 2010

  • ID: 1406301
  • October 2010
  • Region: Austria
  • 41 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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Business Monitor International's Austria Metals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, metals associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Austria's metals industry.

The Austrian steel industry’s exposure to the automotive industry make it highly vulnerable to the downturn in the car market in H210, leading to a drastic slowdown in steel production growth, according to BMI’s latest Austria Metals Report.

In the first seven months of 2010, Austrian crude steel output was up 39.9% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 4.13mn tonnes, although in common with other EU states output declined after May. The Austrian steel industry is at the mercy of the volatile European markets, despite the expected upturn of production and exports. Compared to pre-recession activity, domestic demand remains weak and fiscal consolidation in 2011 will further weigh on domestic demand recovery. Austria’s leading steelmaker Voestalpine warned that the strong performance it reported in the first few months of 2010 would be short-lived in the event of unsustainable Chinese production READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
- Austria Political SWOT
- Austria Economic SWOT

Global Market Overview
- Table: World’s Top 10 Steel Producing Countries
- Table: Recent And New Smelter Capacity

Commodities Forecast
- Nickel
- Table: BMI’s Nickel Forecasts
- Table: Nickel, 2005-2011
- Aluminium
- Table: BMI’s Aluminium Forecasts
- Table: Aluminium, 2005-2011
- Copper
- Table: BMI’s Copper Forecasts
- Table: Copper, 2005-2011
- Regional Overview

Forecast Scenario
- Table: Austria Metals Industry, 2007-2014 (‘000 tonnes unless stated)
- Macroeconomic Forecasts
- Table: Austria – Economic Activity, 2007-2014

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles
- VoestAlpine
- Austria Metall AG

Global Assumptions – Q4 2010 Update
- Table: Global Assumptions
- Table: Global & Regional Real Gdp Growth
- Table: Consensus Forecasts
- Table: Developed States, Real Gdp Growth Forecast
- Table: Emerging Markets Aggregate Growth

BMI Methodology
- How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
- Cross Checks

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- Austria Metall AG

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