As sales slow, US, EU steel makers call for fair trade
Heavy discounting by China has fed a backlash, with politicians such as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders railing against free trade
Thu, May 05, 2016 - 5:50 AM
The steel industry sits at the crux of a major debate playing out across the world economy, one that could soon be intensified by a looming change in the global trade rules.
WITH thunderous roars and flashes of blue light, an electric arc furnace at a steel mill in this industrial city melts 170 tonnes of scrap metal at a time, which is made into reinforcing bars for construction projects across Britain.