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May 2019 | Galvanized Steel and Tinplate Market Tracker


Prices continue to retreat on trade concerns: Latest analysis


The decline in global prices for coated steels and the extent of that decline is generally evenly spread, reflecting a worsening macroeconomic backdrop for most countries caused above all by a ratcheting-up of trade tensions between China and the USA in recent weeks.

Prices continue to retreat on trade concerns
Europe’s steelmakers no longer suffer falling prices alone. After seeing prices achieved by their counterparts in Asia and America rise last month while those in Europe continued their retreat, recent weeks have seen steelmakers around the world ensnared by falling prices.

The decline in global prices for coated steels and the extent of that...

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