EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices flat but preliminary EU safeguarding decision could push up prices

Prices of domestic hollow steel sections made in Europe remained flat this week but the preliminary decision made in the EU safeguarding case could push up prices soon, sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday July 25.

Metal Bulletin’s price assessment for commodity-size, grade-S235 square hollow sections made in Northern Europe was unchanged week on week at €640-660 ($748- 771) per tonne delivered on July 25.

To protect domestic industries from redirected steel shipments to the EU because of the Section 232 import tariffs imposed by the United States,...


Carrie Bone

July 25, 2018

17:59 GMT