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Should steelmakers beware the ides of March?

March 18, 2016 (8:59 mins)



With scene-setting worthy of the great Bard himself, William Shakespeare, our very own soothsayers, Peter Brennan, Sebastian Lewis and Chris Davis deliver their predictions for steel markets across the globe.

With the ferrous supply chain left reeling early March amid an unprecedented hike in steel and iron ore prices, the key question is, do we expect Chinese steel prices to fall and, if so, will that mean a return to the market norm of the last couple of years with mills forced to export? And with greater protectionism within the US steel market on Fair Trade vs Free Trade, how much could this jeopardise its special relationship with the UK?

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