Medium-Heavy Plate Market Research, 2006-2007
  • Apr/2007
  • Hard Copy
  • USD $1,600
  • Pages:130
  • Single User License
    (PDF Unprintable)       
  • USD $1,700
  • Code:
  • Enterprise-wide License
    (PDF Printable & Editable)       
  • USD $2,550
  • Hard Copy + Single User License
  • USD $1,800
      

China's economy remained a steady growth in the year of 2006. By 2007, the newly-increased steel & iron production capacity is expected to reach 30-40 million tons with a capacity utilization of 85%, up 2% from a year earlier.

Steel & Iron Production Capacity and Application Ratio, 2003-2006


 

The output of medium-heavy plate has been presenting a rapidly growing momentum in recent years, at an increased rate. The output increased from 15.6% in 2004 to 22.1% in 2005 and even rose to 24.4% by Nov 2006 over the same period of 2005, almost the same as the annual growth of rolled steel. Jiangsu Shagang Group Co., Ltd and Sanming Steel Works also plan to launch the production line of medium-heavy plate by early 2007.

China medium-heavy plate market had a solid foundation in 2006. The gradually improved economic level drives the demands of medium-heavy plate growing strongly. Owing to the unique performance and specification plus the necessary structural adjustment, medium-heavy plate more caters for the taste of downstream users and, its applications in shipbuilding, automobile, machinery, architecture and petrochemical will continue to witness a robust growth.

Medium-heavy plate exports have been developing amazingly since the second half of 2006, which plays a positive role to level off its domestic market. The export volume of hot rolled medium-heavy plate has amounted to 2.93 million tons by Oct 2006, more than doubled of 1.19 million tons in the same period of 2005. The strong export momentum of shipbuilding steel plate kept growing, so it can be estimated that global shipbuilding industry will still enjoy a boom in the next few years.

In 2006, the hot-rolled wide strip developed steadily owing to the slow-paced output growth. Besides, medium-heavy wide strip weaken its negative influences on medium-heavy plate market (in the first 11 months of 2006, the output of medium-heavy wide strip increased by only 21.1%, down 17.2% compared to 38.3% of the year of 2005). What’s more, the market price of hot-rolled coil kept stable, which is helpful to stabilize the medium-heavy plate market. Overall, medium-heavy plate market went steadily after experienced an adjustment in early 2006 and then turned into balance by the end of 2006.

Conclusively, China's domestic medium-heavy market will continue to be stable but the increasing market resources need to be paid an attention.

1 Medium-heavy plate market in 2006
1.1 Domestic macro-economics development
1.2 China steel and iron industry development
1.2.1 Investment and policies
1.2.2 Competition and market trend
1.2.3 Competition pattern and measures
1.3 International medium-heavy plate development
1.3.2 North America
1.3.2 Europe
1.3.3 Asia
1.4 Domestic medium-heavy plate market development
1.4.1 Market trend
1.4.2 East China
1.4.3 Central-South China
1.4.4 North China

2 Domestic medium-heavy plate market supplies in 2006
2.1 Development characteristics of medium-heavy plate products
2.1.1 Product characteristics and lifecycle
2.1.2 Supply pattern
2.1.3 Technologies
2.2 Medium-heavy plate supply and influential factors
2.2.1 Domestic overall supply and newly-increased resources
2.2.2 Factors influencing medium-heavy production cost
2.2.3 New medium-heavy plate product development
2.2.4 Analysis of substitute of cold rolled plate for medium plate

3 Consumption and demands of medium-heavy plate in 2006
3.1 Consumption characteristics
3.1.1 Application industries of medium-heavy plate
3.1.2 Domestic trade pattern and consumption pattern of medium-heavy plate
3.2 Consumption of medium-heavy plate market in 2006
3.2.1 Sales volume and profits
3.2.2 Consumption in major application industries
3.2.3 Contribution and comparison of major consumed industries to medium-heavy plate
3.3 Architecture industry
3.3.1 Development in recent years
3.3.2 Economic benefits and boom index of architecture enterprises
3.3.3 Influences of alliance of steel and architecture industry on medium-heavy plate consumption
3.3.4 Demands trend and requirements of medium-heavy plate used in architecture
3.3.5 Medium-heavy plate consumption tends to shift from architecture to manufacturing
3.4 Shipbuilding industry
3.4.1 Global development status and situation
3.4.2 Domestic shipbuilding industry development
3.4.3 Demands for medium-heavy plate
3.4.4 Consumption trend and requirements of medium-heavy plate in shipbuilding
3.5 Automobile industry
3.5.1 Domestic development and trend
3.5.2 Application status of medium-heavy plate in automobile industry
3.5.3 Demands for medium-heavy plate
3.5.4 Development potential of medium-heavy plate used in automobile
3.6 Engineering machinery industry
3.6.1 Development status
3.6.2 Major steel products used in engineering machinery
3.6.3 Demands for medium-heavy plate change due to rapid growth of engineering machinery
3.6.4 Trend of demands for medium-heavy plate
3.7 Boiler industry
3.7.1 Status quo of boiler industry
3.7.2 Demands of boiler steel plate
3.7.3 Demand prospect of boiler steel plate
3.8 Railway industry
3.9 Container industry
3.9.1 Development status
3.9.2 Demands
3.9.3 Trend

4 Import and export of medium-heavy plate market in 2006
4.1 Import
4.1.1 Status quo of import
4.1.2 Contrast of import cost and production cost
4.1.3 Import statistics of domestic medium-heavy plate market in past years
4.2 Export
4.2.1 Status quo of export
4.2.2 Contrast of export trade profit and domestic trade profit
4.2.3 Export statistics of domestic medium-heavy plate market in past years
4.3 Factors influencing the change in import and export of medium-heavy plate
4.3.1 Overall situation of domestic medium-heavy plate import and export
4.3.2 Supply & demand pattern and market trend of global medium-heavy plate market
4.3.3 Difference between domestic and international medium-heavy plate markets
4.3.4 Influences of policies and anti-dumping problems

5 Analyses on competition pattern of medium-heavy plate market in 2006
5.1 Analyze the competition of medium-heavy plate with Five Forces Model
5.1.1 Competition among current rivals
5.1.2 Potential new entrants
5.1.3 Competition of substitutes
5.1.4 Buyer’s ability in bargaining
5.1.5 Supplier’s ability in bargaining
5.2 Competition changes in domestic medium-heavy plate market
5.2.1 Competition pattern of global major medium-heavy plate enterprises
5.2.2 Advantages and disadvantages of domestic medium-heavy plate enterprises
5.3 Competition pattern of domestic medium-heavy plate manufacturers
5.3.1 Entry/exit of medium-heavy plate production
5.3.2 Major competitive behaviors of medium-heavy plate enterprises
5.3.3 Scale and profitability of domestic medium-heavy plate enterprises
5.3.4 Development trend of domestic medium-heavy plate enterprises

6 Outer environment forecast of medium-heavy plate market in 2007
6.1 Macro environment and industry chain
6.1.1 Overall scale and product development structure of steel and iron industry
6.1.2 Regional pattern and industry structure of steel and iron industry
6.1.3 Development model of steel and iron industry in the future
6.2 Supporting factors for steel and iron industry development
6.2.1 Energy resources
6.2.2 Coal resources
6.2.3 Transportation conditions
6.3 Others

7 Supply and demand forecast of medium-heavy plate market in 2007
7.1 Qualitative analysis of medium-heavy plate supply
7.1.1 Forecast of domestic supply
7.1.2 Forecast of qualitative output of major enterprises and market entrants
7.2 Factors influencing medium-heavy plate supply
7.2.1 Influences of policies on the future investment in medium-heavy plate market
7.2.2 Influences of price change
7.2.3 Influences of market expectation
7.2.4 Influences of Influx of substitutes
7.2.5 Influences caused by expected output change of major enterprises
7.3 Overall forecast of medium-heavy plate demand
7.3.1 Forecast of international medium-heavy plate demand
7.3.2 Forecast of domestic medium-heavy plate demand
7.3.3 Qualitative forecast of demands of key consumption industries for medium-heavy plate
7.4 Regional markets trend
7.4.1 Description of overall market trend
7.4.2 East China
7.4.3 Central-South China
7.4.4 North China
Macro economic indicators related to steel and iron industry, 2006
Total investment sum and growth rate of steel and iron industry, 2006
Plate price of global major markets, 2006
Price statistics of 8mm medium-heavy plate, 2006
Statistics of total output of domestic medium-heavy plate, 2004-2006
Statistics of medium plate output, 2004-2006
Statistics of ultra-heavy plate output, 2004-2006
Statistics of heavy plate output, 2004-2006
Statistics of iron ore supply, 2004-2006
Situation of carbon steel and low-alloy steel
Steel application to pressure vessel
Hot-rolled steel plate application to automotive frame
Influx statistics of medium-heavy plate by region, 2006
Sales statistics of medium-heavy plate, 2006
Output and sales volume of medium-heavy plate produced by plate mill
Ranking of top 10 shipbuilding enterprises, 2006
Automobile output and medium-heavy plate consumption, 2006
Forecasted medium-heavy plate consumption in automobile industry
Medium-heavy plate consumption in machinery industry, 2006
Forecasted demands of machinery industry for medium-heavy plate
Industrial boiler output, 2006
Investment in railway transportation industry, 2006
Detailed import statistics of medium-heavy plates, 2006
Ranking of global top 10 steel enterprises
Newly-increased medium-heavy plate production capacity in China, 2006
Steel output and structure of Nanjing Iron & Steel Union Co., Ltd
Output forecast of Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp.
Profitability of main products of Hansteel Group
Programmed gas and oil transportation pipelines
Trend of output and apparent consumption of steel and iron, 2000-2006
Consumption structure of steel and iron industry
Output of rolled steel, 2006
Investment growth trend of steel and iron industry, 2006
Global steel and iron output distribution
Output comparison of domestic top 15 large steel and iron enterprises
Price trend of global medium-heavy plate market, 2006
Price trend of domestic medium-heavy plate market, 2006
Price trend of domestic medium plate market, 2005-2006
Trend of domestic major medium-heavy plate markets, 2006
Annual output structure and development of medium-heavy plates
Output of medium-heavy plates, 2006
Production of medium-heavy plate for special purpose in recent years
Plates Production, 2006
Output and sales volume of medium-heavy plates produced by plate mills, 2006
Actual sales price of medium-heavy plates, 2006
Consumption of domestic medium-heavy plate consumption industries, 2006
Growth changes of investment in real estate, 2005-2006
Output of domestic shipbuilding industry in recent years
Consumption of different types of automobile in medium-heavy plate, 2006
Monthly container output, 2002-2006
Medium-heavy plate import and trend, 2005-2006
Medium-heavy plate import and trend, 1997-2006
Medium-heavy plate export and trend, 1997-2006
Product structure of Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp
Gross margin changes of main products of Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp.
Regional structure of Hansteel Group by prime operating profit
Growth trend of output and consumption of steel and iron in China, 2006

Global and China 3D Glass Industry Chain Report, 2019-2025

The evolution of AMOLED conduces to the steady development of 3D curved glass market. In 2018, the global 3D glass market expanded 37.7% on an annualized basis and reached $1.9 billion, a figure proje...

China Wood Flooring Industry Report, 2019-2025

With the better standard of living and the people’s desire for an elegant life, wood flooring sees a rising share in the flooring industry of China, up from 33.9% in 2009 to 38.9% in 2018, just behind...

Global and China Photovoltaic Glass Industry Report, 2019-2025

In China, PV installed capacity has ramped up since the issuance of photovoltaic (PV) subsidy policies, reaching 53GW in 2017, or over 50% of global total. However, the domestic PV demand was hit by t...

Global and China ITO Targets Industry Chain Report, 2019-2025

Featured by good electrical conductivity and transparency, ITO targets are widely applied to fields of LCD, flat-panel display, plasma display, touch screen, electronic paper, OLED, solar cell, antist...

Global and China MO Source Industry Report, 2019-2025

MO source is a key raw material for metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) process. Global MO source output ranged at 102.6 tons in 2018, a rise of roughly 4.6% from a year earlier, a figure ...

Global and China Bi-Metal Band Saw Blade Industry Report, 2018-2023

Chinese manufacturing rebounded in the wake of a pick-up in infrastructure construction between 2016 and 2018, so did the bi-metal band saw blade as a key integral of metal processing industry. In 201...

Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2018-2023

Graphene, a kind of new material, is still being developed and ready to be commercialized for the moment. Many countries are zealously competing for patents. In 2017, there were a total of 13,371 pate...

Global and China Isostatic Graphite Industry Report, 2018-2022

Isostatic graphite, a kind of high-end specialty graphite with multiple excellent properties, is widely used in semiconductor, electric discharge & mold machining, nuclear power, metallurgy and av...

Global and China 3D Glass Industry Chain Report, 2018-2023

The rise of curved screen conduces to the growth of 3D glass industry. Global 3D glass market size was approximately USD1.38 billion in 2017, soaring by 55.2% from a year earlier, a figure projected t...

China Silicon Carbide Industry Report, 2018-2023

Silicon carbide (SiC) has a range of excellent properties such as high temperature stability, high thermal conductivity, acid and alkali corrosion resistance, low expansion coefficient and thermal sho...

Global and China Activated Carbon Industry Report, 2018-2023

Spurred by environmental campaigns, the activated carbon industry has been growing steadily in China. The global activated carbon market was worth approximately USD2.84 billion in 2017, showing a CAGR...

Global and China Optical Fiber Preform Industry Report, 2018-2023

Optical fiber preform, playing an important role in the optical fiber and cable industry chain, seizes about 70% profits of optical fiber. In 2017, the global demand for optical fiber preform rose 11....

Global and China Refractories Industry Report, 2018-2022

As the supply-side reform is carried out over the recent years, the demand for refractories used for infrastructure projects has dived and the output of refractories keeps falling. In 2017, China prod...

Global and China Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Industry Report, 2017-2021

Rare earth permanent magnetic materials are divided into SmCo permanent magnet and NdFeB permanent magnet. NdFeB, the third-generation raw earth permanent magnetic material, has the strongest magnetic...

Global and China Needle Coke Industry Report, 2017-2021

Global needle coke capacity reached about 1,600kt in 2017, largely contributed by the eight giants like Phillips66, C-Chem and Seadrift. Phillips66 is the largest producer of needle coke around the gl...

Global and China 3D Glass Industry Chain Report, 2017-2021

Global 3D glass market size reached USD874 million in 2016, and is expected to surge to USD1.426 billion in 2017 and USD3.582 billion in 2021 spurred by application of new technologies like wireless c...

Global and China Bi-Metal Band Saw Blade Industry Report, 2017-2021

Amid a “new normal” of the economy since the beginning of the 12th Five-year Plan period, the Chinese government has pressed ahead with its policies to shut down outdated production facilities, the pr...

Global and China Isostatic Graphite Industry Report, 2017-2021

Isostatic graphite, a kind of high-end specialty graphite with multiple excellent properties, is widely used in semiconductor, electric discharge & mold machining, nuclear power, metallurgy and av...

2005- www.researchinchina.com All Rights Reserved 京ICP备05069564号-1 京公网安备1101054484号