Steel, zinc prices to face downward pressure
May 02, 2012 | 05:06 PM
| Chris Prentice
DEARBORN, Mich. This year is on course to be a relatively flat year for steel and scrap prices, largely due to macroeconomic concerns and low-cost imports, according to IHS Global Insights John Anton, noting that zinc prices are also likely to be range-bound, with little to push them higher.
"The risk is firmly on the downside," Anton, IHS economist and director of its Insight Steel Service, told an audience during a panel on price trends Tuesday at AMMs Galvanized and Coated Steel Conference in Dearborn, Mich.....
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