SBB Steel Focus Germany 2011 (SFG11)

Venue: Hilton Düsseldorf

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Event Date/Time: Oct 19, 2011
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Top industry speakers will focus on new opportunities and discuss the outlook for domestic and regional market prices and trends.

Several of Germany’s key market players together with international experts provide an overview of changes in the country’s pattern of production, its import/export balance as well as evolving trading patterns. German producers are also seeking new opportunities globally, as well as looking to retain market share in Europe.

As the German steel market experiences changes; what factors present the biggest challenges and the best opportunities for Germany’s steel producers, traders and end users? Top industry speakers elaborate, touching on issues including investments to enhance the competitiveness of German products, supply chain optimisation, and evolving product mixes.

Growing domestic steel consumption has been an important driver for Germany’s steel industry over the last few years. In this session, local market players will focus on the new opportunities and dynamics of the local markets. In particular, they will discuss the automotive, construction, mechanical engineering and alternative energy sources sectors.

International and local steel traders will discuss the outlook for domestic and regional market prices and trends for the rest of 2011 and 2012. They will also cover issues such as price volatility, reference prices and profit margins.


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