NOTE: There will be no news and data updates over January 31-February 4 due to the Chinese New Year holiday.
UTC+8 ( BJT)

CONF: ASEAN-6 steel consumption up 1.2% in 2019


Apparent steel consumption in the ASEAN-6 countries reached 81 million tonnes in 2019, up 1.2% on year, with the increase mainly coming from flat steel use, Yeoh Wee Jin, Secretary General of South East Asia Iron & Steel Institute (SEAISI), revealed at the 2020 SEAISI e-Conference on June 30.
In 2019, consumption of flat steel among the ASEAN-6 increased by 3.2% on year to 41.8 million tonnes while consumption of long steel remained largely unchanged, down 0.8% on year at 39.2 million tonnes, due to a slowdown in construction in some countries in the region, according to Yeoh. The ASEAN-6 comprise Indonesia, Malaysia,


To read the full article take a free 7-day trial to Mysteel Global

+65 6653 8227