Demand for long products still weak: Irepas

Feb 11, 2013 | 11:35 AM | Alexandra Chapman

Tags  Irepas, rebar, long products, Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Central America, South America scrap

LONDON — Global demand for long steel products has not reached the levels anticipated by the International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association (Irepas).

Demand for long products has been particularly poor in Northern Europe as a result of very cold weather conditions, as well as ongoing uncertainty in the market, Irepas said Feb. 8.

However, demand in Asia, the Middle East/North Africa region, and Central and South America "seems to be maintaining its levels," Irepas said.....

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