Economic Briefings 2018 - QLD

Steel Industry Economic Update

The Australian Steel Institute’s popular national series of Economic Briefings returns with support from ASI sustaining member Liberty Steel and corporate partner, AustralianSuper.

It will deliver the latest outlook on…  

  • The global economy  
  • Main developed economies (US, Europe and Asia)  
  • Main developing economies (China and India)  
  • Foreign economic performance impact on Australia  
  • Our macroeconomic and steel-consuming sectors  
  • Prospects for local steel industry


7.15am – 7.30am Registration

7.40am – Breakfast (Seated)

8.10am – Intro and Presentations

10.00am - Finish 


Mei Leong

Mei has been a Senior Strategy Analyst for Liberty Steel (previously called OneSteel) since 2008. Mei’s responsibilities include forecasting external drivers that impact Liberty Steel, market intelligence and insights. She is passionate with researching the commodities and steel markets as well as keeping track of the performance of China and other major economies as well as the Australian economy. Mei has been an active participant of the Raw Materials Committee and Expert Groups for the World Steel Association since 2012. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, a Graduate Diploma in Marketing and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Honours). 
Stephen Fallet - BEc, Grad Dip Ec.

Stephen works as an investment specialist at AustralianSuper where he is Manager, Investment Communications.  In a career spanning 30 years in the investment management industry he has worked in asset allocation, investment strategy, portfolio management, economics and business development.

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