U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Machinery & Equipment

October 2005
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Machinery & Equipment;2005 4th Quarter, p61
Industry Profile
Industry Overview
The article presents an overview of the steel industry worldwide. Exports from China poses a threat to the steel market. Investments on fixed assets have affected demand with a growth of 15% to 20%. The shipments of coiled plate are weak and imports are impressive. Demand for plate of major carbon steel category is highest in the primary markets.


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