A potential demand recovery delay is set to weigh on prices of steel in the short term
SMM has undertaken further surveys covering the impact of the current issues in China on physical metals markets
As business activity starts to resume after the extended holiday, activity levels remain subdued
Sulphuric acid inventory accumulation is likely to force lead and zinc smelters in north China to trim production
In February, SMM will be hosting a 4-session special webinar series on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesdays and Fridays, 5pm CST.
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