Outokumpu expects healthy stainless steel demand in Q4

Finnish stainless steel producer Outokumpu expects underlying stainless steel demand to remain “healthy” in both Europe and the USA during the fourth quarter of 2017, it said on Thursday October 26.

Fourth-quarter stainless steel delivery volumes in Europe are expected to remain relatively flat compared with the third quarter, when 397,000 tonnes, excluding ferro-chrome, were shipped.

The typical seasonal slowdown in the US market is expected to have a negative...


Viral Shah

October 26, 2017

18:32 GMT