Netherlands Metals Report Q4 2014

Date: September 10, 2014
Pages: 46
US$ 1,295.00
Report type: Strategic Report
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BMI View: The Netherlands' metals sector has put recent volatility behind it, and is looking forward to enjoying a sustained period of growth in both steel production and consumption through to the end of our forecast period to 2018. The growth momentum will benefit from prices for high quality steel remaining elevated. Indeed in both output and use in the Netherlands growth will be uninterrupted over the coming years. Within this, we believe steel will continue to dominate the country's metals industry; however, we do not expect any significant new investment over the coming years. Tata Steel, the largest producer in the country is facing up to an increasingly hostile and competitive operating environment with cheap steel and aluminium being exported from China. However, opportunities remain in high-quality steel, of which the Netherlands is a key producer.

Long-Term Growth In Output

After posting a contraction in production of 0.8% y-o-y in 2012, the Netherlands benefitted from decreased volatility in the eurozone to post steel output of 6,948,000 tonnes in 2013, representing an improvement of 1.0% y-o-y. Similarly after a contraction in 2012, steel consumption in the Netherlands recorded a return to growth last year. The sector turned around a contraction of 6.8% in the previous year to record growth of 2.95% last year.
BMI Industry View
Metals SWOT
Industry Forecast
Steel: Growth To Head Higher
  Table: Steel Production & Consumption (Netherlands 2010-2018)
  Table: Steel Industry Historical Data (Netherlands 2005-2012)
Regulatory Development
  Table: The Netherlands - Political Overview
Commodities Forecast
Commodity Strategy
Ferrous Metals:
Iron Ore: Price Slump Overdone, Stabilisation In Sight
Steel: Price Forecast Revised Up
Non-Ferrous Metals:
Aluminium: Recent Break Signals Multi-Month Strength
Copper: Subdued Prices Into Q314
Lead: Prices To Strengthen As Deficit Deepens
Nickel: H214 Rally Unlikely
Tin: More Resilient Than Other Metals
Zinc: Sustained Break Unlikely
  Table: Select Commodities - Performance & BMI Forecasts
Commodities Forecast
  Table: BMI Steel Price Forecast
Short-Term Outlook
Core View
Surplus Set To Slim
Production: Reining In Growth
Consumption: Deceleration Ahead
No Respite From Chinese Exports Over Coming Months
Arbitrage Set To Grow Between East And West
Risks To Price Outlook
  Table: Steel Data & Forecasts
  Table: Global Steel Prices By Region & Product, USD/tonne (average)
Competitive Landscape
  Table: Largest Listed European Metals Producers
Company Profile
Tata Steel Limited
  Table: Tata Steel - Key Financial Data
Cross Checks
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