FOCUS: How would a second wave of Covid-19 affect the European steel market?

Published: Tuesday, 13 October 2020

The numbers of cases of Covid-19 infection have begun to grow once more across Europe, and Fastmarkets has heard the fears of various market participants about the consequences that any new restrictions or lockdowns could have for the steel sector.

By Maria Tanatar, Carrie Bone, Julia Bolotova 

Earlier this year, when the Covid-19 pandemic first took hold across Europe, many countries brought in strict nationwide lockdowns, which had the effects of halting or reducing steel production, curtailing construction projects and closing automotive plants.
Since the lockdowns have been removed...

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