Monthly Archives: September 2011
What a summer! While heat waves blasted most of the US, demand for steel, unfortunately, remained lukewarm, and even the steel sector that is usually lively during the annual summer doldrums—scrap—followed a curious neutral trend for most grades and regions during the hot months.
Mr. Bull: Once again you must have been very satisfied with recent events that, on the very surface only, seemed to support your dire outlook. It appears that the global economic recovery in general is taking a breather and, specifically, most advanced economies are struggling once again. Growth in the US is faltering and the […]
SteelOrbis Shanghai explains China’s current monetary policy and the effect on steel prices with Shen Xinfeng, General Manager of Shanghai Huifu Trading Co.,Ltd.
SteelOrbis Americas discusses how the US pipe industry is coping with fundamental changes in the energy landscape with Vicki Avril, President and CEO of TMK IPSCO.
The trade flows of few steel products have been affected as much by the impact of US trade laws as supply and demand in the market.