Post border expedites raw materials supply Post border expedites raw materials supply
Bisnis Indonesia, 10 Feb | Monitoring

Steel producers do not mind over post border policy as long as the imported goods are used as industrial raw materials. The Indonesian Iron and Steel Industry (IISIA) head of…

BAJA complains high price of raw material BAJA complains high price of raw material
Kontan, 09 Feb | Monitoring

2017 is such a hard year for upstream steel industry to gain profit. One of the issues is the
increase of raw material prices that force steelmakers to cut production…

New steel import regulation needs to be evaluated New steel import regulation needs to be evaluated
Suara Pembaruan, 09 Feb | Monitoring

The government is asked to revise new regulation on steel import that eliminates technical
consideration from the Industry Ministry. The regulation will trigger imported raw material and derived steel products…

Krakatau Steel to work on old project this year Krakatau Steel to work on old project this year
Kontan, 09 Feb | Monitoring

PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk. is not scheduling new projects this year. The publicly listed
steelmaker prefers to finish its ongoing projects. The decision is also applied for company’s
business…

Steel industry needs supporting factors Steel industry needs supporting factors
KOMPAS, 08 Feb | Monitoring

Indonesia’s steel industry needs the existence of supporting factor to grow. Similar conditions also occur in other countries that have strengthened their steel industries. The problem was revealed in a…

New policy on steel import needs to be evaluated New policy on steel import needs to be evaluated
Investor Daily Indonesia, 08 Feb | Monitoring

The government is asked to revise new regulation on steel import that eliminates technical consideration from the Industry Ministry. The regulation will trigger imported raw material and derived steel products…

Industry hampered by production cost Industry hampered by production cost
Bisnis Indonesia, 08 Feb | Monitoring

The development of basic metal industry is hampered with high cost of production and raw material supplies from other countries. Steel manufacturers assess the main problem of national steel industry…

Steel imports inevitable for Indonesia Steel imports inevitable for Indonesia
The Jakarta Post, 08 Feb | Monitoring

Like it or not, Indonesia may still have to rely on imports to meet its rapidly increasing domestic steel consumption needs in coming decades if the government is unable to…

BlueScope workers strike BlueScope workers strike
Banten Pos, 06 Feb | Monitoring

Hundreds of workers of PT Nippon Saiki BlueScope staged a strike in front of company’s plant in the Krakatau Industrial Estate Cilegon (KIEC) on Monday (5/2). The action is a…

Global export increases Global export increases
Bisnis Indonesia, 05 Feb | Monitoring

Iron ore export from global miners increased in the last week of January 2018. Sanford C. Bernstain & Co., LLC in its ship tracking report as per February said iron…

Krakatau Steel hopes to gain Rp 322 profit Krakatau Steel hopes to gain Rp 322 profit
Rakyat Merdeka, 05 Feb | Monitoring

PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk. will supply 24,000 tons of cold rolled sheets to PT Pertamina (Persero) in order to fulfill the need of asphalt drum sheet. Krakatau Steel vice…

Steelmakers worried new beleid to increase imported products Steelmakers worried new beleid to increase imported products
Bisnis Indonesia, 02 Feb | Monitoring

The issuance of the Trade Minister Regulation No.22/2018 has created anxiety for steel producers. Imported products are feared to flood the market. The regulation is the third revision of Trade…