Conditions Defy Prediction, But Forecast Positive for 2006

Triplett, Tim
October 2005
Metal Center News;Oct2005, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the economic forecast conducted by experts who attended the Metal Service Center Institute Economic summit on October 2005, that indicates a positive outlook for 2006 despite of slowing effect of the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the U.S. Prediction of economist Paul Kasriel on the turbulence ahead for industrial metals; Percentage of the decrease in steel production in August 2005; Correlation between economic slowdown and housing and consumer spending.


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