EUROPE SECTIONS: Market silent in summer slowdown

Domestic prices for hollow steel sections remained unchanged across Europe this week, with trading largely on hold during the traditional summer break, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday August 14.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel sections (medium), domestic, delivered Northern Europe, stayed at €615-630 ($688-705) per tonne on Wednesday. During August, many workers take holidays and mills halt operations for maintenance, reducing trading levels to near zero. Although much of...

Published

Carrie Bone

August 14, 2019

16:05 GMT

London