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Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Are higher nickel prices here to stay?

The movements in the nickel sector earlier this year led Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) to predict higher prices. Now we ask: has that view been borne out?

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.

Poll of the week

Will European steelmakers succeed with price rises in Q2 2014?