EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices steady as holiday stalls activity in Northern Europe

Prices for hollow steel sections in Northern Europe were stable this week with market activity restricted by the Ascension Day holiday in many northwest European countries.

The holiday will be on May 30 but many sales and procurement personnel in companies’ buying and selling sections have taken extended leave, which has affected trading activity. Fastmarkets’ domestic price assessment on Wednesday May 29 for commodity-size, grade-S235 square hollow sections made in Northern Europe was unchanged week on week at €600-630 ($671-704) per tonne delivered. One distributor said that...

Published

Ross Yeo

May 29, 2019

17:35 GMT

London