INTERVIEW: UAE’s Al Ghurair Iron & Steel seeks protectionism, expects better demand in the region

Steel demand in the Middle East will keep growing in 2018 and beyond, but the region needs trade protection measures to support local producers, according to United Arab Emirates-based Al Ghurair Iron & Steel (AGIS).

In an interview on the sidelines of last week’s 21st Middle East Iron & Steel (MEIS) conference in Dubai, Abu Bucker Husain, chief executive officer of the hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG) producer, told...


Serife Durmus

December 11, 2017

16:00 GMT