This week, the total inventory of steel billets in Tangshan's main storage stocks and ports of the same caliber was 20900 tons, 10500 tons higher than that in the same period last week, 5.5% higher than that in the same period last year, and 44600 tons higher than that in the same period last year. Some of the traders have stocked up, and the billet stock has increased slightly.
As of January 9, 2020, the growth rate of social inventory in major cities has expanded. It was added to 4.3361 million tons of 40 Urban deformed steel (3559, - 9.00, - 0.25%) social warehouses, an increase of 596500 tons or 18.06% compared with last week; it was added to 1.2652 million tons of 40 Urban wire rod inventories, an increase of 160100 tons or 15.71% compared with last week; the five varieties totaled 9.325 million tons, an increase of 8211000 tons or 10.38% compared with last week. The increase of social inventory has increased. This week's social stock of construction steel continued to expand compared with last week's growth rate. Compared with the same period last year, the social stock of screw steel increased by 14.62% and the social stock of wire rod decreased by 1.59%. Many places have entered the stage of winter storage, and the winter storage resources have also arrived in succession. The inventory begins to show a rapid increase trend. It is expected that the inventory will continue to increase next week, or continue to expand.
This week, the total inventory of China's medium board was 936700 tons, an increase of 0.43% year-on-year compared with 932700 tons in the same period last year, and an increase of 0.09% compared with last week's inventory. By region, the social inventory in East China increased by 3.88%; the social inventory in Central China increased by 11.21%; the inventory in North China increased by 3.52%; the social inventory in South China increased by 0.67%; the social inventory in Southwest China increased by 1.66%; the social inventory in Northwest China decreased by 13.18%; and the social inventory in Northeast China decreased by 20.92%. This week, the social inventory slightly increased. Near the end of the year, the downstream construction gradually decreased, the shipment slowed down, and the inventory was overstocked.
The total domestic hot rolling social inventory this week was 1.6818 million tons, 3.19% higher than last week, 4.3% lower than the same period last month, and 6.39% lower than the same period last year. By region, this week's regional inventory rose and fell. The weekly inventory of East China is 462500 tons, down 2.77% from last week; the weekly inventory of Southwest China is 286200 tons, down 2.29% from last week; the weekly inventory of central China is 170300 tons, up 20.61% from last week; the weekly inventory of South China is 280200 tons, up 4.63% from last week; the weekly inventory of Northeast China is 142800 tons, down 3.58% from last week.
At present, the latest statistics show that the cold rolling stock of the main market in China is 1.0248 million tons, an increase of 0.68% compared with last week and a decrease of 2.63% compared with the same period last year. In terms of sub regions, the inventory in East China decreased by 0.89%, in Central China increased by 1.68%, in South China increased by 2.36%, in Southwest China decreased by 0.08%, in North China increased by 0.92%, in Northwest China decreased by 3.57%, and in Northeast China decreased by 3.94%. This week's inventory increased slightly, but the cold rolling market inventory still has strong support.
At present, the total stock of special steel bars in China is 471200 tons, with a weekly increase of 2600 tons and a weekly increase of 0.55%. Among them, the inventory of Shandong Province is 132700 tons, which is 46 thousand tons lower than last week, 3.35% lower than last week; the inventory of East China is 195500 tons, which is 08 thousand tons lower than last week, which is 0.41% lower than last week; the inventory of North China, Central China and Northeast China is 144000 tons, which is 8 thousand tons higher than last week, which is 5.88% higher than last week.