Steel Overview

July 2005
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Metals;2005 3rd Quarter, p63
Industry Profile
Industry Overview
The article presents an outlook for the steel industry in the U.S. until 2009. The country's steel industry is going through a boom-bust-boom cycles which has implications for pricing and availability. There will be tighter supply and higher prices by winter of 2005. During the recession of 2001-2003, consumption fell in the U.S. Furthermore, production will likely increase once again until the first quarter of 2006.


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