BMI View: Both the steel and tin sectors will come under increased pressure over 2015 as a combination of
falling price levels and increased regional production continue to eat away at companies' profit margins.
Against this backdrop, we expect Malaysia's metals secto ..."
BMI View: Malaysia has a well developed metals sector and is a leading global producer of both steel and
tin, However, local producers have been met with increasing pressure from other markets in recent years,
with a sharp uptick in Chinese output levels, in particula ..."
BMI View: BMI's Q3 2014 Malaysia Metals reports analyses developments taking place across the
country's metals sector in light of a slowing Chinese economy and increasing competition between regional
base metals producers. We are forecasting production of the country' ..."
BMI View: BMI's Q2 2014 Malaysia metals report analyses trends within the country's metals sector as the
industry looks to assert its dominance as a leading producer in the Asia-Pacific region. Growth in Malaysian
production of key metals such as steel and tin will be ..."
BMI View: BMI's Q1 2014 Malaysia metals reports analyses the trends within the country's metals sector
as the industry looks to assert its dominance as a leading producer in the Asia-Pacific region. Growth in
Malaysian production of key metals such as steel and tin wi ..."
BMI View: In Q413 we maintain an optimistic stance regarding the outlook for Malaysia's metals industry,
with the government making efforts to encourage increased investment in the sector. While we expect
Malaysia's nascent gold mining sector to account for the bulk o ..."
BMI View: Despite the persistence of several headwinds, Malaysia's metal industries will continue to grow.
The recent victory of the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the general election will lend support to the domestic
steel industry, while the tin sector will emerge strong ..."
BMI''s Malaysia Metals Report for Q2 2013 looks at the anti-dumping duties introduced by the government in October 2012 and details which will become permanent. We have also revised our view on the tin sector given recent difficulties with the Indonesian government. We also exami ..."
BMI's Malaysia Metals Report for Q4 2012 examines how Malaysian steelmakers are responding to the
challenge of falling prices and increased input costs and warns that operating margins will remain under
threat while domestic steelmakers struggle to compete with low-cost Chinese ..."
Recent developments support our view that Malaysia's real GDP growth will continue to slow in 2012. Should global economic headwinds intensify over the coming months, this would increase the risk of a recession in Malaysia, which will impact heavily on the countryâs steel indus ..."