Vietnam steel industry in the first 7 months of 2019 was relatively stable in both the market and the price. Steel production and export sales growth showed 7.2% and 10%, respectively, compared to the same period in 2018, as Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) said.
In particular, in July, steel production reached more than 2.1 million tons; up 1.4% over the previous month and up 4.3% over the same period in 2018. Export sales gained over 2 million tons, up 8.43% over June, and up 12.3% over the same time last year. If excluding the growth of hot rolled coil steel, the growth rate of both steel production and export sales increased by 3% and 9% compared to the same period in 2018….
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is major source of oil for the world but, but they do not focus on steel production so, this is a potential market for Vietnamese steel mill.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia requires that all consignments of products that are covered by a Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) Technical Regulation and that are to be exported to the country should be issued with a Product Certificate, and that every consignment should be accompanied by a Shipment Certificate. These certificates signify compliance with the applicable standards and technical regulations….
So how to apply a SASO Certificate for Conformity (CoC)?