The 9th Asian Stainless Steel Conference, 4-5 June 2014
Event: The 9th Asian Stainless Steel Conference
Time: 4 - 5 June, 2014
Address: The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
The conference will cover areas from basic industries (like stainless steel
) to downstream value add products and innovation. Key questions to be answered:
Will the government act against the overcapacity in the stainless steel industry?
State owned versus Private mills - will we see privatizations in China?
How will the Chinese production costs (energy, labor, currency, environmental, etc.) develop in the near term?
How will the price gap - Chinese vs. World - develop in 2014?
Will the government focus move from basic industries (like steel) to downstream value add products and innovation?
Will the government act against nickel pig iron as a polluting product?
After dumping duties in Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam: Will Asia become the most protectionist market in the world?
When will the industry consolidation in Asia begin?
China exports 2.5 mill t of stainless steel and products approx. 3 mill t of stainless steel today which is more than 1/3 of the production. When and where will these volumes peak?