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Steel Plate Market by Grade, Dimension and Application: Global Strategic Outlook to 2024

It has never been more essential than now to understand the global steel plate market. Steel plate producing companies, especially in Europe and Asia, are suffering from low utilisation rates, difficult markets and market uncertainty.

To what extent, and where, should steel plate producers now investment going forwards?

How are key steel players structuring themselves, in terms of marketing and sales strategy, and are their faith in those strategies well placed?

This comprehensive study is designed to help understand the entire value chain of the steel plate industry and learn about the usage pattern and demand forecast for steel plates across geographic markets, applications and end-use sectors. This study also helps examine the trend in prices and the future development for the industry out to 2024.

This study is the first of its kind and is required reading for all industry professionals that have an interest in current and forward business planning relating to the global steel plate industry. This in-depth research offers expert analysis, forecasting and above all strategic recommendations.

This report has taken a far-reaching analysis and review of world plate markets, assessing all aspects of production, capacity utilisation, capacity and trade. In this report we have researched the market from 2007 - 2014 on an historic basis, and provided forecasts for the period 2015 - 2024.

The Steel Plate Market by Grade, Dimension and Application: Global Strategic Outlook to 2024 identifies market data for the following end-user applications:

o Offshore oil & gas - upstream
o Offshore oil & gas - downstream, storage tanks, refineries
o Oil & gas - linepipe
o Offshore wind foundations
o Offshore wind
o Shipyards
o Boiler and pressure vessels
o Yellow goods
o Construction

We have used the following key grade types in the report:

o S235
o S355
o All other EN10025 grades
o Boiler plate and pressure vessel grades, EN10028-X and similar
o Offshore grades EN 10225:2010
o Shipbuilding steels
o API grades
o Abrasion resistant grades
o High yield strength grades

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