Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: China's finished steel consumption to fall 14m tonnes

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) has cut its 2014 finished steel consumption forecast for China and also expects steel demand to fall, if only on an apparent basis.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: US domestic flat rolled prices to come under pressure

US domestic flat rolled prices have plateaued and could soon come under pressure as supply is about to overshoot demand, according to Metal Bulletin Research (MBR).

Poll of the week

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