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Metals Meltdown

US tariffs and Chinese prices ramp up anxiety in steel markets

March 28, 2018 (6:51 mins)



International steel buyers are increasingly nervous about the weakness in Asian prices and trade-distorting tariffs. Rising inventories, softening demand and high production figures are combining to lower prices in China, while negotiations for exemptions from tariffs in the US are well under way. S&P Global Platts' Christopher Davis, Peter Brennan and Sebastian Lewis address all this and more on the latest Metals Meltdown.

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