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August 2009 | Galvanized Steel and Tinplate Market Tracker

HDG prices plummet in China: Coated Steel and Substrate Price Analysis

Firm prices are being maintained in Europe mainly by production cuts as end-use demand is too weak to support prices on its own. There is a threat of oversupply in China.

Prices lose momentum in China while Turkish HDG makes impressive gains

Chinese prices plummeted after an impressive run since May. Prices and supply had raced ahead of demand and macro-economic concerns over a reduction in future credit availability coupled with less-than-expected increases in mill list...


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