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- Danish steel buyers expect improved activity in the autumn23.08.2021Few price movements were reported in the Danish steel market, this month. A seasonal lull in purchasing had been widely expected.
- Mills likely to lift CHQ rod prices for Q4 business17.08.2021Tight supply is expected to persist in the European cold heading steel market, in the post-holiday period. The recent escalation in regional wire rod values, came to an end in August.
- Shortages continue to disrupt US stainless steel market30.07.2021Inventory levels across the US stainless steel sector are extraordinarily low. While steel usage rebounded quickly following the pandemic-induced slump
- Steel price differentials between East and West soar to record highs27.07.2021The gap in steel prices between Eastern and Western countries has reached an all-time high. The pace of growth in US transaction values appears to be slowing
- Flat products demand remains healthy in France, as prices stabilise20.07.2021Activity remains at a good level, in the French steel market. Signs of a slowdown were noted towards the second half of June.
- Protectionist measures support European steel prices despite summer lull19.07.2021European flat product price rises stalled, at the start of this month. MEPS’ European average coil transaction values registered only single-digit euro increases, in July.
- Italian steel market fails to reflect football fever14.07.2021Football fever is currently sweeping Italy following their dramatic European Championship triumph. In contrast, relative calm is being reported in the domestic steel flat products market, this month.
- Polish manufacturing activity hits all-time high02.07.2021The manufacturing industry in Poland continues to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The IHS Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to an all-time high of 57.2 in May.