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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: Chinese demand faces test of resilience

What will happen to Chinese prices if or when export volumes begin to fall? Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines the indicators.

Poll of the week

Will European steelmakers succeed with price rises in Q2 2014?