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Monthly Report on China's Steel Industry, Dec. 2008 Product Image

Monthly Report on China's Steel Industry, Dec. 2008

  • Published: April 2009
  • Region: China
  • Market Avenue

We are continually monitoring the China steel industry. The dynamics of the market and statistical data on output, sales, import & export, prices are included. Based on the description of current state, the developing trend of the market is also forecasted. It is released on a monthly basis.

Chapter One: Production of Steel in China in the Whole Year of 2008 and in Dec. 2008 Alone
- The Output of Steel Reducing Sharply in China in the 4th Quarter of 2008, and the Yearly Increase Rate Hitting Record Low in 26 Years
- Steel Giants in China Further Cutting Production in the 4th Quarter of 2008, and Global Output of Steel Delivering Negative Growth
- Output of Steel Plates and Strips Increasing Slightly from Last Year, but Reducing Obviously in the 4th Quarter of 2008
- M&A Among Steel Companies being in Greater Scale, while Industrial Concentration Having Increased
- Output Increasing Fast in Hubei, Anhui and Hebei Provinces, but Reducing in Liaoning, Shanghai, and Shanxi Provinces

Chapter Two: Import and Export of Steel Products in China in the Whole Year of 2008 and in Dec. 2008 Alone
- The Export of Steel Reducing Sharply in China in the 4th Quarter of 2008, and the Yearly Export Reducing by more than 10 Per Cent Year-on-Year
- The Mix of Steel Products Exported by China Having Become more Reasonable, and Shares of Steel Plates, Pipes and Strips Having Greatly Increased
- China's Export of Steel to S Korea, the U.S. and Middle East Having Increased, while that to the EU and Vietnam Reduced

Chapter Three: Fixed Assets Investment in China's Steel Industry in the Whole Year of 2008 and in Dec. 2008 Alone
- Fixed Assets Investment in Steel Industry Having Increased Rapidly, while it in Mining Kept Increasing Fast
- Investment in Steel Industry Increased Sharply in Hebei, Liaoning and Hubei, the Top Three in China
- Proportion of Bank Loans Reduced in the Investment in the First Half of 2008, while Increased in the Second Half

Chapter Four: Consumption of Steel and Conditions in Raw Materials Market in China in the Whole Year of 2008 and in Dec. 2008 Alone
- The Consumption of Crude Steel Reducing Sharply in China in the 4th Quarter of 2008, and the Yearly Increase Rate Hitting Record Low in 8 Years
- Prices in China's Steel Market Falling after Going up, and Fell Sharply in the 4thQuarter of 2008
- International Steel Prices Collapsed in the 4th Quarter of 2008, while the Gap Obviously Shrank between China's Steel Prices and the World's
- Prices of and Ocean Freight for Raw Materials Showed Great Volatility, Falling after Going up

Chapter Five: Financial Conditions of China's Medium- and Large-Sized Metallurgy Companies in the Whole Year of 2008 and in Dec. 2008 Alone
- China's Steel Industry Made Great Losses in the 4th Quarter of 2008, and the Yearly Export Reducing by more than 40 Per Cent Year-on-Year
- Asset-Liability Ratio Increased in China's Still Industry, and Cost Increased too

Chapter Six: Operation of Companies with Production Capacity of Over 5 Million Tons Annually in China, 2008- Companies Cut Their Production Significantly in the 4th Quarter of 2008, and the Output of more than Half of Them Reduced Year-on-Year
- The Effectiveness of China's Steel Companies Reduced Sharply in the 4th Quarter of 2008, and 70% of Them Made Losses

Chapter Seven: Developing Trend of China's Steel Industry, 2009
- Global Demand for Steel Reduced Sharply, and both Supply and Demand are Weak
- Growth of China's Economy Moderated Slowly, while Consumption of Steel would Achieve Low Growth
- China's Output of Steel was Expected to be about 500 Million Tons, while the Industrial Concentration would Increase Future
- China's Export of Steel would Reduce Sharply, while Import Keep Stable
- Steel Prices are Stable in China, and Steel Industry is Expected to Stop Making Loss

List of Figures:

- Monthly Output of Major Products in China's Metallurgy Companies, 2008
- Change of Monthly Output of Major Steel Products in China, 2008
- Output of China's Steel Companies of Different Sizes, 2008
- Quarterly Import and Export of Major Steel Products in China, 2008
- Change in Import and Export of Major Steel Products in China, 2008
- Change in Regional Import and Export of Major Steel Products in China, 2008
- Change in Investment in China's Steel Industry, 2008
- Change in Monthly Output of Major Industrial Products in China, 2008
- Price (Taxes Included) Movements in China's Steel Market, Dec. 2008
- Change in Economic Effectiveness of Medium- and Large-Sized Metallurgy Companies in China, 2008
- Change in Output of China's Top 20 Steel Companies, 2008
- Change in Daily Output of Steel in China, 2008
- Change in Quarterly Output of Crude Steel in China, 2008
- Change in Daily Output of Crude Steel Worldwide, 2008
- Change in Daily Output of Major Steel Products in China, 2008
- Change in Market Shares of Long, Plate, and Pipe Steel in China, 2008Q4
- Output and Growth Rate of Steel in Top 10 Provinces of China, 2008
- Monthly Import and Export of Steel in China, 2008
- Monthly Net Export of Crude Steel (Steel Billets are also Regarded as Crude Steel) by China, 2007-2008
- Quarterly Export of Crude Steel Equivalent in China, 2008
- Monthly Export of Steel to Different Regions by China, 2008
- Monthly Finished Investment in China's Steel Industry, 2008
- Top 10 Province in China in Terms of Monthly Finished Investment in Steel Industry, 2008
- Sources of Fixed Assets Investment in China's Steel Industry, 2008
- Monthly Apparent Consumption of Crude Steel in China, 2008
- Quarterly Apparent Consumption of Crude Steel in China, 2008
- Monthly Compound Price Movements of Steel Products in China, 2007-2008
- Monthly Compound Price Movements of Steel Products in the World, 2007-2008
- Monthly Profit of Medium- and Large-Sized Metallurgy Companies in China, 2008
- Quarterly Profit of Medium- and Large-Sized Metallurgy Companies in China, 2008

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