SMU Steel Buyers Sentiment Index Suffers from Uncertainty

Thursday, May 18, 2017 7:05 PM Written by 

Buyers and sellers of flat rolled steel are slightly less enthusiastic about how they view their company’s ability to be success both in the existing, or current market environment as well as three to six months out into the future. There is an uncertainty that is becoming an issue to business as companies who buy and/or sell steel have to deal with Section 232 investigation, circumvention, Section 337 as well as the 1-year anniversary coming up soon on CORE, cold rolled and hot rolled AD/CVD suits.


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John Packard is the President and Publisher of Steel Market Update. Since 1977, he has been an active participant in the flat rolled steel business in North America. His background provides the unique flavor and quality of Steel Market Update. John has held positions in the service center, steel mill and trading company segments of the flat rolled steel industry. John founded Steel Market Update, Inc. in August 2008. John can be reached via email at: or by phone: 800-432-3475.

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