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February 2019 | Aluminium Weekly Market Tracker

Margin pressure a growing concern: European Market Analysis - Flat Rolled Products

As volumes of Chinese material increase, downward margin pressure is being exerted on local mills by their customers.

Rising presence of Chinese material se to become a headache in 2019?

Although Chinese material has had its place in European rolled markets for many years, 2018 was something of a step change in terms of volumes. As discussed in the Asian FRP section of this year’s report, Germany and Belgium both saw important increases in Chinese volumes, while Greece saw a...


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