EU steel consumption to slow in 2019, imports to remain a threat, Eurofer says
Published: Monday, 04 February 2019
Slowing EU steel demand, global overcapacity and weaker worldwide demand could become a major threat to European steel market stability.
By Maria Tanatar
The growth in apparent steel consumption in the EU will slow
to only 0.5% in 2019, followed by a 1.2% rise in 2020, European
steel association Eurofer said on Thursday January
Europe’s apparent steel consumption was
forecast to reach 164 million tonnes in...