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Brazil tinplate demand growing

Post By: Peter Kettle on Thursday, 18 April 2013

Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), Brazil's only tinplate producer, expects to see increased demand in 2013, according to Steel Business Briefing. Luis Fernando Barbosa Martinez, the company's commercial director said that "increasingly, the Brazilian consumer has been requiring better quality products and they end up buying more cans. This results in the growth of tinplate in the packaging mix of our customers and we saw that growing in the last few months."

In 2012, CSN reported total shipments of 574,000...

Malaysia initiates probe on tinplate dumping

Post By: Tony Wallace on Friday, 22 February 2013

The Malaysian Government has decided to initiate a preliminary investigation on imports of electrolytic tinplate from the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea.

The Government had received a petition from a domestic producer requesting imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports of electrolytic tinplate.  The petitioner alleges that imports of electrolytic tinplate originating in or exported from the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea are being dumped into Malaysia at a price much lower than...

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