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Taiwan’s CSC 2018 steel sales up 3.7% on year | Mysteel Global

China Steel Corporation (CSC), Taiwan’s top steel producer headquartered in Kaohsiung, South Taiwan, achieved a 3.7% year-on-year rise in its carbon steel sales over 2018 to 11.2 million tonnes, according to the company’s latest business ... [Read More]
2019/01/23

Missouri nail manufacturer struggles under steel tariff | St. Louis Public Radio

Trump-administration tariffs on imported steel and aluminum imposed last June were intended to boost U.S. production, create jobs and investment in American manufacturing. The impact has been just the opposite at the Mid Continent Steel and Wire ... [Read More]
2019/01/03

China’s Steel and Copper Standard Fastener Export in First 10 Months of 2018 Increases in Volume and Value | Fastener World Inc.

According to the latest fastener import & export data of China’s Customs, in the first 10 months of 2018 China exported 2.7 million tons of steel and copper standard fasteners (total value: approx. US$5.4 billion) to the world, up 14.5% and ... [Read More]
2018/12/30

CSC’s Nov profit slumps 22%, steel sales down 2.9% | Mysteel Global

The pre-tax profit for China Steel Corporation (CSC), Taiwan’s top steel producer headquartered in Kaohsiung, South Taiwan, saw a large drop of 22% month on month in November, mainly due to the impact of lower steel prices both in Taiwan and in ... [Read More]
2018/12/18

Despite rising costs, Taiwan’s CSC cuts domestic steel prices | Chinafastener .info

China Steel Corp said it would continue to stabilize prices and bring flexibility for the industry to react to changing market conditions. China Steel Corp (CSC), Taiwan’s largest steel producer, recently cut domestic prices on some of its ... [Read More]
2018/12/06

Taiwan CSC Announces Domestic Sales Prices for Q1 2019 | Fastener World Inc.

Adjustments for Certain Products are Listed as Below.(...) via Taiwan CSC Announces Domestic Sales Prices for Q1 2019 | Fastener World Inc. [Read More]
2018/11/28

Fastener Tariffs Throughout The Years | Global Fastener News

During FIN’s 40 years covering the fastener industry, tariffs have made frequent headlines. Here is a sampling of tariff stories posted in the Fastener History section of GlobalFastenerNews.com: 1980 FIN – Carter Administration Sets ... [Read More]
2018/09/26

EU Imposes Quotas for Carbon Steel and Stainless Wire Rod | Global Fastener News

“The imposition of 232 steel tariffs (by the U.S.) further increased the potential for import growth as the result of product previously destined for the U.S. market being diverted to the EU market,” writes Fastener + Fixing Magazine executive ... [Read More]
2018/07/24

EU Panelists: Wire Rod Prices Up Worldwide | Global Fastener News

European wire rod costs rose by around EUR 100/ton in the first quarter 2018, following a similar level of increase in 2017.(...) via EU Panelists: Wire Rod Prices Up Worldwide | Global Fastener News [Read More]
2018/07/20

Trump Metals Tariffs Hit Allies | Global Fastener News

“Raw material prices and lead times were already increasing (25% – 40%),” the Industrial Fasteners Institute’s Washington representative Jennifer Baker Reid told GlobalFastenerNews.com. “This will make matters worse.”(...) via Trump ... [Read More]
2018/06/04