ArcelorMitttal slows downstream steel production in France on weak automotive demand

ArcelorMittal has moved forward scheduled maintenance of its galvanizing lines at its Florange site in northeastern France due to reduced demand from the automotive industry, a company representative told Fastmarkets.

The company revealed the decision earlier this week, citing in part, the decreased demand from the automotive industry due to an ongoing global semiconductor shortage. The maintenance and servicing work will result in some temporary slowing in its...


Julia Bolotova

October 28, 2021

16:33 GMT