BMI View: Czech steel producers continue to face a number of headwinds which stand to limit growth in
output over the next few years. However, the industry continues to retain a competitive edge through its
proximity to Germany as well as the development of new produc ..."
BMI View: Having enjoyed strong growth over H114, Czech steel output is now showing signs of slowing
as producers find themselves facing a weakening demand scenario. Slowing economic growth in Germany
and the wider eurozone region will continue to be the main challeng ..."
BMI View: The Czech steel sector looks well placed to continue its recovery in 2014 following a strong
increase in production during the first half of the year. However, we caution that weak domestic
consumption growth will leave producers increasingly reliant on over ..."
BMI View: The Czech steel sector looks well placed to enjoy a continued recovery in 2014 following a
surprise growth in production volumes in 2013. Nevertheless, producers face a number of ongoing
headwinds including sluggish eurozone growth and increased competition from Chine ..."
BMI View: BMI's Czech Metals Report for Q2 2014 assesses the growth prospects for the country's steel
sector during 2014 and presents medium-term growth forecasts for steel production to 2018. In Q2 we
believe the country's metals sectors will begin to witness a gradu ..."
BMI View: BMI's Czech Metals Report for Q1 2014 assesses the growth prospects for the country's steel
sector during 2014 and presents medium-term growth forecasts for steel production to 2017. In Q1 we
believe the country's metals sectors will begin to witness a recov ..."
The latest annual steel production figures released by the World Steel Association (WSA) show that the
country's steel output fell further than expected in 2012, contracting by 9.2% year-on-year (y-o-y) to
5.07mnt. We are forecasting further decline in Czech steel pro ..."
Industrial production data released for February 2013 supports our forecast of low growth across the Czech Republic''s metal sector in 2013. Industrial production for the month decreased by 5.7%, year-on-year (y-oy) in constant price terms. Among the main causes the drop was a fa ..."
The Czech Republic's Metals sector will continue to be negatively affected by the impact of the eurozone
crisis and oversupply in global steel and aluminium. Whilst the country's metal producers could be buoyed
by increasing demand from Turkey and Poland, overall the ..."
BMI's Czech Republic Metals Report for Q1 2013 assesses the impact of the eurozone crisis on steel
output in the months ahead, as well as how it will influence corporate growth and risk management
strategy over the medium term. The report also examines steelmakers' responses to ..."