Taiwan’s CSC Aug carbon steel sales down 10% on month
Sep 22, 2020 10:15
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In August, after two months of gains in carbon steel sales volume, China Steel Corporation (CSC), Taiwan’s top steel producer headquartered in Kaohsiung, South Taiwan, saw the volume down 10.1% on month or 12.1% lower on year to 776,542 tonnes, according to the company’s latest release on September 21.
Among the total sales volume, 64% was sold domestically, which was much lower than the 72% for July, though its pre-tax profit returned to the positive zone at about TWD175 million ($6.05 million), according to the release.
“We are running monthly and quarterly pricing schemes for different products, and for July-September,