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Northern steel heading south in Dec seen hitting record


Steel mills in Northeast China plan to ship some 1.52 million tonnes of construction steel including rebar, wire rod and bar-in-coil to customers in the country’s warmer southern regions in December, according to Mysteel’s latest survey published on November 29. If realised, the total would be the largest since October 2016 when Mysteel first launched its seasonal survey.
The record volume of northern steel destined to head south next month is mainly a consequence of higher steel output, the survey across 16 Northeast China construction steel producers showed. In December, these mills in Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces and part of North China’s Hebei province plan to churn


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