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European, Asian steel prices and demand are rising but US levels are consolidating

Featuring Mark Wiggett

August 21, 2013 08:30:00 EST (6:39 mins)

In this latest video, Mark Wiggett, editor for Platts Global Market Outlook, discusses US steel flat products prices increasing during July and the possibility that demand in most regions will be higher than normal for Q3; flats prices rebounding in Europe and having risen steadily in Asia; how increased raw material prices were a key factor in Asia & Europe, with scrap prices slipping in the US in early August; iron ore prices having risen for most of July, continuing into August; and examines how US longs prices remained unchanged, while having gained in Europe & Asia.

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