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Steel producers hit hard by pandemic

Steel producers hit hard by pandemic

The Vietnam Steel Association (VSA)’s member enterprises suffered a strong reduction in production and business in the first quarter of this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese steel faces tough seas

Vietnamese steel faces tough seas

Escalating trade tensions and rising protectionism have caused a formidable pressure on Vietnamese steel sector, according to insiders.

Businesses must learn to handle trade defence measures

Businesses must learn to handle trade defence measures

As Vietnam joins more international trade agreements, dealing with and overcoming trade defence measures has become a top priority for Vietnamese businesses, especially for those working with markets known for their numerous and robust defence instruments such as the US and the EU.

Steel imports shoot up in first seven months

Steel imports shoot up in first seven months

VOV.VN- The volume of steel imports into Vietnam leaped by 42 per cent during the first seven months of this year, as reported by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Steel industry forecast to maintain stable growth

Steel industry forecast to maintain stable growth

Vietnam’s steel production and consumption in the first half of 2019 recorded respective increases of 7.7 percent and 9.8 percent year-on-year, according to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).

EVFTA opens new markets for steel industry

EVFTA opens new markets for steel industry

The freshly-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will help the Vietnamese steel sector expand export markets in Europe, industry insiders said.

Steel firms strive to stay strong

Steel firms strive to stay strong

In recent months, Vietnam’s steel industry has had to compete with a rising amount of imported steel in the domestic market and faces a number of anti-dumping investigations in export destinations, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Steel production up 7% in 6 months

Steel production up 7% in 6 months

Vietnam’s steel production reached about 4.69 million tonnes in the first half of 2018, up 7% against last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnamese steel struggles amid growing protectionism

Vietnamese steel struggles amid growing protectionism

Improving competitive capacity to expand export markets and understanding of international trade regulations are significant for Vietnamese steel firms to respond to trade defence lawsuits in the context of growing protectionism, said Chairman of Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) Ho Nghia Dung.

Steel firms shouldn’t worry about duties: Association

Steel firms shouldn’t worry about duties: Association

Despite the imposition of anti-dumping duties on colour-coated steel products by Indonesian authorities, Vietnamese steel producers should not worry about the possibility of losing competitiveness, according to the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA).