Re-roller demand in southern China draws Vietnamese billet across border

Vietnam has been trucking steel billet across the Chinese border amid demand for the semi-finished product among mills in southern China.

The materials are from a 500,000-tonnes-per-year blast furnace-based mini mill just south of the Vietnam-China border.

“It is easier to truck the billet 20-30km north to the Chinese border, than to send the materials 200-300km...


Paul Lim

Lee Ken Kiat

July 16, 2019

10:02 GMT