EUROPE HDG: Domestic prices in north rise as slow demand stifles activity in south

European prices for hot dipped galvanized coil (HDG) had a mxed week to Wednesday October 19, with trade measures helping to boost northern prices while a lack of activity left prices in Southern European unchanged.

Across Europe, domestic prices, however, have been supported by lack of competitive import offers since the European Commission (EC) settled preliminary anti-dumping duties of 17.20-28.50% for HDG from China in August this year.

But domestic HDG prices in Southern Europe have remained under pressure from slow buying activity, sources...


Maria Tanatar

October 19, 2017

12:24 GMT