January 2008
Metal Center News;Jan2008, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports on trends in the manufacturing sector of the metal industry. According to a report from the Institute for Supply Management, economic activity in the sector declined in December 2007, as new orders, production and employment were all below the break-even mark of 50%. However, analysts claim that expectations for 2008 are higher for the manufacturing sector than for the non-manufacturing. Further, executives expect a 6.8% net increase in overall revenues for 2008.


Related Articles

  • Gold To Average US$920.00/oz In 2009.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/3/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p7 

    The article presents a forecast on gold trade for 2009. It is projected that the 2009-2010 average price of gold will be at 920.00 U.S. dollars/ounce (oz.) and 900.00/oz. A very strong demand for gold has been experienced in the first quarter of 2009 with 1,028 tonnes, marking an increase of 35%...

  • Plan for the future. Duensing, Lauren // Modern Metals;May2006, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p30 

    Discusses ways in dealing with the challenges faced by the metal industry in the U.S. Assessment of demands for products developed by metal companies in the country; Impact of the economic trends in the construction industry on the performance of metal firms; Effect of economic conditions in...

  • China Metals Report.  // China Metals Report;2013 2nd Quarter, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1 

    The article provides an outlook for the performance of metal industry in China from 2012 to 2017. It expects that the country will face a period of steady decline in demand and supply growth. It presents the analyses of the sector's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT). It...

  • Regional Overview.  // India Metals Report;Q4 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p22 

    The article provides an overview on the performance of the steel industry in Asia. It states that the steel industry in Japan showed a weak performance resulting from the earthquake in March 2011 while South Korea continued to post a strong performance in 2010 making it the fastest growing steel...

  • Non-Ferrous Metals Manufacturing. Kuo Ming-chou // TIER Industry Report - Non-Ferrous Metals Manufacturing;1/6/2012, p1 

    The article presents an overview of the performance of the non-ferrous metals manufacturing industry in Taiwan as of 2011 and provides forecasts for the industry for 2012. It states that there was an increase in production and sales in the first ten months of 2011, however, growth eased a bit...

  • Aerospace Metals Outlook Surprisingly Uplifting.  // Metal Center News;Oct2010, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p10 

    The article presents an outlook for the aerospace metals trade for 2010-2013 in the U.S. It states that even in the midst of a poor economy and delays in major aircraft development programs, the demand for aircraft metals are seen as promising. It mentions the plan of Boeing Co. to increase...

  • Executive Summary.  // Japan Metals Report;Q1 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p5 

    The article presents an overview of Business Monitor International Ltd.'s (BMI) forecast for the metal industry in Japan for the first quarter of 2011. It notes that the prices of the iron ore are expected to remain high causing the steel industry to face an increasingly expensive raw materials....

  • Global Market Overview.  // Japan Metals Report;Q1 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p9 

    The article presents an overview of the global metal industry. It stresses that the surging demand in 2010 in Asia was led by the Chinese market that according to Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI), China had the strongest influence on figures in the midst of the downward trend observed...

  • Executive Summary.  // Japan Metals Report;Q1 2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p5 

    The article forecasts the condition of the metal industry in Japan for January 2012. It states that the March 2011 earthquake will have a significant impact on the industry which will hurt production and demand. However, it adds that demand and supply especially with steel and aluminum will...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics