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October 2009 | Galvanized Steel and Tinplate Market Tracker

Chinese domestic markets see little change: Asian Market Highlights

In the short term, we do not think domestic demand is enough to deter the high levels of exports, as traders and steel makers report volumes of exports have continued to rise since late August, with cargoes largely going to Europe. The relative weakness of HRC prices to HDG means that exporting HDG is still reasonable for mills.



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