Wire rod market holds as negotiations start

Sep 13, 2013 | 06:00 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  wire rod, rod prices, steel wire rod, wire rod mills, American Wire Producers Association, AWPA, Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Wire rod mills and buyers are preparing to start negotiating prices ahead of the American Wire Producers Association’s Government Affairs Conference in Washington Sept. 18-20, and market participants anticipate a downtick in tags for October shipment.

"Wire rod numbers are holding their own and nobody’s putting my feet to the fire, but there is a rumor that there’s some relief coming," one Midwest wire rod buyer said.....

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