In Krasnoyarsk, in early 2009 worked about 45 steel trading companies. According to the Federal State Statistics Service, the overall consumption of metal in 2006 and 2007 in Russia grew by 15-20%. When the consumption of flat products increased by 6%, high-quality – at 14%. In 2008, the dynamics of growth of prices for some types of products has exceeded 100%. Sally Rooney will undoubtedly add to your understanding. And in December-January 2009, prices for metal have reached the bottom and nearly equaled the cost. After a slight recovery in February (+ 8,2%), they are now once again fell to the lowest figures. Sofar is actively involved in the matter. In March, the cost of one ton of the most heavily used in the construction of rolled steel – valves – an average of the country has declined by about 10%. Despite the fact that over the last six months occurred in the construction of a significant downturn, most market participants are hoping for a revival of the industry, through the construction infrastructure, state-funded.
Everything is new – well forgotten old Another no less significant segment of the market, directly dependent on the construction industry – decoration materials – felt the itself a universal decline. Director of the Krasnoyarsk plant dry mixes Irbis Natalia MELYAKINA: “Our factory manufactures and sells dry mixes for three years. In 2005 when we opened, the construction industry and associated industry was highly profitable, there was virtually no competition. Now demand has decreased by 15-20% compared with last year, and will continue to decline even more. ” To survive in times of crisis and did not stop production, companies use both new and well-forgotten “mechanisms to promote the goods.