IREPAS ATHENS 2017: Loss of demand for rebar in Algeria could lead to production cuts in Italy

The loss of demand for rebar from Algeria could lead to a reduction in Italian production capacity, according to Wilhelm Alff, long products sales manager at steel trader Duferco.

Alff was speaking as part of the EU traders’ committee panel at the 77th Irepas (International Rebar Exporters & Producers Assn) meeting in Athens, Greece on Monday September 25.

Algeria is aiming to reduce its reliance on imports if goods can be made in the domestic market and currently has three domestic rebar producers - El-Hadjar Iron & Steel Complex, Algerian Qatari Steel (AQS), and Tosyali Algerie, a subidiary...


Viral Shah

September 27, 2017

20:21 GMT