Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. Just click on the icons to get to the download page. The Indonesian Iron and Steel Industry Association (IISIA) has expressed concern over the large influx of imported steel amid the declining national steel industry marked by the need to restructure state-owned steel maker PT Krakatau Steels. IISIA executive director Yerry Idroes said the increase in steel imports had not only occurred in upstream products such as hot rolled coil/plate, cold rolled coil and wire rod, but also in downstream products such as coated sheet. “Statistics Indonesia records that from January to March, imports of iron and steel grew 14.75 percent year-on-year to US$2.76 billion. [Steel and iron] imports were the fourth-largest [compared to other commodities],” he said as quoted by kontan.co.id. The South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI) recorded that Indonesia’s steel imports in 2018 reached 7.6 million tons worth $10.25 billion, representing 6.45 percent of all imports and the third-largest commodity import. SEAISI data also showed that from January to March, i...