South-east Asia steelmakers aim to emerge from China's shadow
Regional countries are taking on China imports by upgrading steelmaking technology and imposing tariffs
Fri, Jun 24, 2016 - 5:50 AM
China has raised global trade tensions as its steel exports have soared, with surplus capacity estimated at more than 300 million tonnes, or triple Japan's annual output.
AS a construction boom spurs steel demand across South-east Asia, countries such as Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand are challenging a flood of imports from China by retooling their steelmaking technology or imposing tariffs.