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October 2009 | Galvanized Steel and Tinplate Market Tracker

Base price increases fail to impress: European Market Highlights

Purchasing volumes for HDG have been getting smaller during October and buyers are also watching prices, particularly as international prices have been falling over the past six weeks. We think that while enquiries are being made there is a definite wait-and-see attitude in the market. North European end users are reluctant to place any orders while prices are falling.



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