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Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: First signs of a transition in China?

Forecasts for Chinese steel demand are coming under scrutiny, according to Metal Bulletin Research (MBR). Are we seeing the first real signs of a transition in China’s steel sector?

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Customers win as mills pass on lower raw material costs

Steel mills failed to increase their profitability in the first quarter of 2014, as falls in raw materials costs passed straight through to customers, according to Metal Bulletin Research (MBR).

Poll of the week

Will European steelmakers succeed with price rises in Q2 2014?