The upward trend settled in the EU coil market has been supported by a combination of decreased production of domestic material in Italy and the effects of trade defense measures.
Sources of imported HRC have been limited since the European Commission (EC) settled definitive anti-dumping measures on material from China
in April 2017, and on imports from Russia, Ukraine, Iran and Brazil
in October of last year.
Metal Bulletin’s weekly price assessment for domestic HRC in...