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Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: How the Greek crisis will affect the steel market

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) has had a number of enquiries about the consequences for the global steel market of a possible debt payment default by Greece and the country’s potential exit from the eurozone.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Drawn tube prices set to hold firm to end of year

Prices for drawn tubing products in North America and Europe are expected to hold up for the rest of the year, according to Steel First sister organisation Metal Bulletin Research (MBR).


China Insight

CHINA INSIGHT: Seasonality flags up areas of underlying strength

In another tough month for the steel industry in China, prices should have fallen across the board. But while iron and rebar followed the seasonal trend down, flat steel products showed a modest increase.