Nickel costs, Greek turmoil hit European stainless flats prices

May 11, 2012 | 08:42 AM |

Declining nickel prices and end-users’ reluctance to acquire material other than on a just-in-time basis have affected base prices for flat rolled stainless steel in Europe, market sources told Metal Bulletin. “Demand is not booming, it is not boiling,” a trader told Metal Bulletin.....





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