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Jun 26, 2013 | 07:00 PM
steel utilization rate,
It is often said that you cant know where youre going until you know where youve been, and the US steel industry has been through a lot over the past decade. Much has changed during the past 10-plus years, a period nearly neatly bisected by the Great Recession. Taken in tandem, these charts show a movement toward greater globalization, higher prices, fiercer competition and a volatile and shifting raw materials environment. They also show that the US steel industry has faced a number of challenges but also still has opportunities to reduce costs and find new or expanded markets for products.
Is the recent pickup in Chinese metals and raw materials demand sustainable through year-end?