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Research Update: Baosteel Outlooks Revised To Positive On Expected Improvement In Business, Financial Profiles Oct 07
Standard & Poors, October 2007
On Oct. 11, 2007, Standard & Poor's Rating Services revised the outlook on the ratings on Baosteel Group Corp. (Baosteel Group) and its subsidiary Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (Baoshan Ltd.) to positive from stable. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed the 'A-' long-term corporate credit ratings on the two companies (collectively "Baosteel"). The positive outlook reflects our expectation that the business and financial profiles of Baosteel are likely to improve further following the successful execution of its expansion plans, which will be funded using its strong financial resources. The affirmation of the foreign-currency rating on Baoshan Ltd. reflects the company's leading position in China's steel industry, in terms of production scale and market share in its...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd.,Baosteel Group Corp.
Action: Outlook: Positive
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Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd.,Baosteel Group Corp.