Hot-Dipped Takes a Bath in Late '08

Pinkham, Myra
January 2009
Metal Center News;Jan2009, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the sudden decline of the demand for galvanized steel in the fourth quarter of 2008 in the U.S. It states that the decline of galvanized products lead to approximately 42 percent decrease in the price of galvanized sheet compared to its peak in July 2008. Moreover, the sudden decline resulted to an abysmal galvanized steel market in 2009 with an uncertainty if it will get better in 2009.


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