This morning in metals news, the Indian government says the country’s steel firms can meet the railway industry’s needs, copper hits a one-month high and the Japan Iron and Steel Federation says it doesn’t expect a decline in automobile steel sheet demand.
Domestic Firms Can Meet Railway Demand, Indian Government Says
According to an Indian government panel, domestic steel companies like Jindal Steel and Power Limited can meet the railways’ demand if given an opportunity, Reuters reported.
According to Reuters, the state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has struggled to supply the steel as India looks to expand its rail network, the fourth-largest rail network in the world.
Copper Hits One-Month High
Demand for Automotive Steel: Japan Iron and Steel Federation
Despite news that Nissan and Subaru did not comply with inspection procedures for decades, the top official of the Japan Iron and Steel Federation said they do not expect a decline in demand for automobile steel sheets.