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New demand to come from China

New demand to come from China

Beijing development could become a mini-Shenzhen in terms of metal demand

Asia

08 MAY 2017
China confirms coal, steel cuts

China confirms coal, steel cuts

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) will cut steel production by 50 million tonnes...

Politics

06 MARCH 2017
Learning Japanese

Learning Japanese

What can China glean from the economic evolution of its island neighbour?

Humphreys

02 MARCH 2017
Steel output on the up

Steel output on the up

Production rise bodes well for raw material input prices

Politics

22 FEBRUARY 2017
The art of conscious decoupling

The art of conscious decoupling

Politicians may like the idea of a circular economy but it is impractical

Humphreys

01 SEPTEMBER 2016
Steel suffering from indebtedness

Steel suffering from indebtedness

Chinese production cuts not likely without repayments

Bulks

18 AUGUST 2016
Zinc claims gold at metal Olympics

Zinc claims gold at metal Olympics

The galvanising agent has been getting into the spirit of the games

Miner's right

09 AUGUST 2016
Miners in retreat

Miners in retreat

Net selling hits big firms but happier times ahead

Companies

25 JULY 2016
Where are all the Chinese steel cuts?

Where are all the Chinese steel cuts?

World's biggest producer stays true to form

Production

22 JULY 2016
Can steel survive protectionism?

Can steel survive protectionism?

Steel makers and governments must recognise they are in this together

Leadership

07 JULY 2016
Chinese steel output keeps rising

Chinese steel output keeps rising

But rally has started to lose steam

Production

23 JUNE 2016
Volte face

Volte face

China's ham-fisted handling of the steel bust-up will redirect iron ore exports