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US president's State of the Union address gets mixed reviews from steel industry
February 14, 2013 - 18:10 GMT
State of the Union
American Iron and Steel Institute
The Steel Manufacturers Association
US president Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on February 12 drew a mixed response from US manufacturers and metal market participants.
Some industry leaders welcomed the president's emphasis on
manufacturing, while others were concerned by the spectre
of carbon regulation and unanswered questions about trade. The
president focused on economic growth and job creation, praising
the manufacturing sector for adding 500,000 jobs in the past
three years. "We are pleased the president seems to recognise
the contribution of manufacturers, like our nation's steel
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