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Peter edits the weekly World Steel Review publication and covers news and pricing in the European coil markets with a particular emphasis on the north of the region.
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Jan 2018
  • Metals
  • Steel

Global steel industry's 'zombie' rescue addiction

The strong upturn in international steel prices since late 2016 has somewhat clouded over the fundamental problems that continue to hamper the industry, including overcapacity. Recent Chinese capacity closures have been well chronicled

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Jun 2017
  • Metals
  • Steel

European mill consolidation concerns independent stockists, distributors

Mergers and acquisitions in European steelmaking could have important consequences downstream, with independent service centers increasingly nervous they will be squeezed out of the market

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  • Blog
Mar 2017
  • Metals
  • Steel

2017 could be a huge year for the European steel industry

Profits, market share and mergers Europe is a diminishing industrial power and its steel sector has reflected that, declining to just 10% of global production in 2016

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