China drives realignment in stainless

Sep 29, 2011 | 04:28 PM |

Tags  Stainless steel, price margins, Gerhard Pariser, Heinz Pariser Alloy Metals & Steel Market Research, China

BIRMINGHAM, England — Stainless steel price margins have fallen by as much as 50 percent over the past 25 years, according to Gerhard Pariser, director of research at Heinz Pariser Alloy Metals & Steel Market Research.

The change has come as the industry realigns itself with a shift in manufacturing centers and increasing pressure from Asia, he said at the British Stainless Steel Association’s 4th International Stainless Steel Symposium. ....

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