EU flat steel distributor shipments fall 11.8% in July

European distributors of flat steel products reported a 11.8% year-on-year decrease in shipment volumes in July, regional steel industry association Eurometal said on Friday September 18.

The decrease is less than the 16.5% fall reported for the preceding month of June. Yet in the year to July, shipment volumes of flat steel products from European steel service centers have dropped by 20.30% on an annual comparison.
Eurometal did not disclose individual product volumes.

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Maria Tanatar

September 18, 2020

10:08 GMT