Bangladesh is one of Asia’s key emerging and fastest growing economy. Its galloping growth rate requires infra development at an unprecedented scale, underscoring the demand for steel, cement, power, etc. Its steel industry is worth Taka 55,000 crore (USD 62 million) with a per capita steel consumption forecasted to increase from 45 kg in 2017 to 73 kg by 2022. It is globally the 2nd-largest destination for scrapped ships and one of the largest ferrous scrap consumers with imports touching 4 mnt currently. To power economic growth, its coal imports are expected to touch 18 mnt by 2025. Infrastructure development, construction and automotive are the sectors to watch out for.

SteelMint’s 3rd Steel & Raw Material Conference, Emerging Bangladesh, will explore key issues like the country’s steel production and demand outlook, global scrap trade flow changes especially post-the Russia-Ukraine war, the ship recycling scenario, key emerging sectors, price trends and a lot more.

Why Bangladesh

167 Million Population
6.4% GDP Growth
4 MnT Scrap Import
13 MnT Steel Melting Capacity by 2025
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Source: SteelMint, Provisional Data


Source: WSA, Company Report, E-Estimated Figure

Source: Bangladesh Ship Breaking Association, SteelMint
E-Estimated Figure

Key Focus Area

Emergence of Bangladesh steel industry

  • Overview of Bangladesh economy
  • The Bangladesh steel growth story
  • Bangladesh’s emergence in the global market

New sectors of growth

  • The Automobile industry of Bangladesh
  • Steel demand outlook for automotive industry

Price outlook short to medium term

  • Global scrap trade flow change
  • Driving factors of cost push of scrap & raw materials
  • Medium to long term Impact of Russia Ukraine war

Steel Demand & Ship recycling outlook

  • Flat Steel Capacity in country & scope of applications
  • Demand of Zinc for galvanizing
  • Ship recycling business outlook

Our Speakers

Deputy Secretary (Ship Recycling), Ministry of Industries, Government of Bangladesh
Joint Secretary, Government of Bangladesh & Member (Administration & Planning) Chittagong Port Authority, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Founder - Chairman, PHP Family, Bangladesh
Managing Director, BSRM, Bangladesh
Managing Director, PHP Family, Bangladesh
Arshdeep Singh, Director, Vital Solutions, Bangladesh
Director, Nathani Group, India
Head of Supply Chain, BSRM, Bangladesh
Executive Director, Finance & Business Development, GPH Ispat Ltd, Bangladesh
Head - Ferrous, European Metal Reycling India, Bangladesh
Chairman, Best Oasis Limited, India
Deputy Managing Director, Simni Ship Recycling Industries, Bangladesh

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