Non-Alloy Steel H-Sections Market Overview in Thailand
In value terms, non-alloy steel h-sections production shrank to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a slight decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Non-alloy steel h-sections production peaked at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The size of the non-alloy steel h-sections market in Thailand expanded modestly to $ in , with an increase of % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. from 2009 to , the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.