Jul 30, 2015

JFE announces participation in Vietnamese steel project

Japan’s JFE Steel Corp. said Thursday it will acquire a 5 percent stake in a large-scale Vietnamese steel plant project spearheaded by a Taiwanese steelmaker and will provide the project with technical support. JFE Steel is the first Japanese steelmaker to participate in an ...

Jul 23, 2015

China opens anti-dumping probe into Japan-made electrical steel

China said Thursday it has opened an anti-dumping investigation into imports of a grade of electrical steel from Japan, South Korea and the European Union. The Commerce Ministry said the probe is aimed at determining if the imports of grain-oriented flat-rolled electrical steel have ...

Steel-makers target high-end market in Asia

Dec 2, 2013

Steel-makers target high-end market in Asia

Japanese steel-makers are expanding into high-end product markets in Southeast Asia in order to survive fierce competition with their Chinese and South Korean rivals. Supply of ordinary steel products exceeds demand in the member economies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, due to ...

Jul 23, 2013

Steel maker reaches price hike pact

Kyodo Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. have agreed on a price hike for sheet metal in the April-September period of about ¥10,000 per ton, sources said Tuesday. The markup of roughly 10 percent from the preceding six-month period is ...