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Supply chain woes force shifts in bulk alloy purchasing

October 23, 2021    

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Tight supply and steep price hikes for bulk ferro-alloys and other stainless steel inputs are encouraging a shift in buying behaviours, with market participants leaning away from back-to-back spot trades.

Several large European mills have already secured material for the first quarter of 2022, increasingly aiming to stockpile material rather than rely on hand-to-mouth top-ups from the spot market that have become subject to extreme delays and risks of cancellation.
(Source: Argus)


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