EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices largely stable although demand dips for summer

Prices for domestic hollow steel sections have been stable in Europe so far this week due to summer holidays across Europe causing a typical dip in demand, sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday July 11.

Metal Bulletin’s price assessment for commodity-size, grade-S235 square hollow sections made and delivered in Northern Europe was unchanged for a third week on July 11 at €640-650 ($751-763) per tonne delivered. “We have not been buying but we have been selling,” a trader said. “There are high stocks because demand was high for the...

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Carrie Bone

July 11, 2018

16:49 GMT

London