Building Machinery & Equipment
Concrete and mortar mixers weighing more than 711 tons and worth 51.55 billion rials ($1.6 million) were imported into Iran during the five months to Aug.
22, data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration announced.
China with over $1.5 million was the main country from where the products were purchased, followed by Germany and Turkey, Young Journalists Club reported.
Graphite electrode makers around the globe had a wonderful run for almost a year starting from the latter half of 2017 amid supply-side structural changes in China which led to the promotion of steel production through electric furnace (EAF) route, ultimately resulting in the significant rise in the graphite electrodes demand and prices in China.
This week imported HRC offers to Bangladesh remain unchanged from China. Currently imported HRC (1.6-2mm) offers from China’s major mills are heard in range of USD 575-580/MT CFR Chittagong.
MMTC- India’s largest and state-owned trading house, has floated EOI for empanelment of mine owners/ suppliers/ traders for the supply of non-canalised Iron Ore Fines and CLO.
The latest reports suggest that China’s largest steel producer, Baowu Steel Group is mulling to set up its own manufacturing plant outside China in order to internationalize its business and strengthen its capacity with the intention to overcome the rising trade barriers.
Scrap imports from China and Vietnam observed significant fall in Jan’19
According to the recent data released by World Steel Association (WSA) total crude steel production of 66 steel manufacturing countries inch up by 1% to 146.70 MnT in Jan’19 as compared with 146.64 MnT in Dec’18.