US demand for hot rolled coil is showing the usual seasonal slowdown, although underlying consumption is firm. Delivery lead times remain at roughly four to five weeks. Inventory is controlled, throughout the supply chain.
E-World Online, the nation's leading provider of comprehensive e-waste take-back programs, shared insights into successful and sustainable national e-waste take-back solutions with developing countries from Asia, Africa and the Americas at this year's Global E-Waste Management (GEM) Network meeting in San Francisco earlier this month.
Northern Europe hot rolled cold (HRC) steel prices advanced by €3 per ton week-on-week to €417 per ton in the week ended July 25th this year, as per the latest figures released by The Steel Index.