Omicron Covid-19 variant causing some jitters in Asian steel market

The Omicon variant of Covid-19 - which the World Health Organization designated as a “variant of concern” last Friday November 26 - is starting to shake up trade flows for the Asian steel sector.

While Omicron is a highly divergent variant with a high number of mutations, the WHO said there was still uncertainty about how strong the transmissibility of it is and whether...

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Lee Allen

Jessica Zong

Alex Theo

Min Li

Tianran Zhao

Zihuan Pan

December 01, 2021

06:15 GMT

Shanghai, London