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Watch: New York Steel Briefing - Managing Through Volatile Markets
23 June 2020
SPEAKERS: Chris Houlden, Head of Steel; Josh Spoores, Principal Analyst; Ryan McKinley, Senior Analyst; Anissa Chabib, Economist - all of CRU GROUP

How Russian steelmakers could capitalise in a post Covid-19 world
07 July 2020
AUTHORS: Irina Melkonyan, Analyst; Iris Speelmanns, Analyst; Chris Bandmann, Analyst - CRU Group

Latest evolutions in the European safeguards and its impact on the steel industry
02 July 2020
AUTHORS: Chris Bandmann, Analyst; Alexander Ordosch, Analyst - CRU Group

When should idled steel capacity be restarted?
30 June 2020
AUTHORS: Amir Sabet, Senior Consultant; Josefa Carrere, Senior Consultant - CRU Group

EU Steel: Why carbon matters more with Covid-19
13 May 2020
AUTHORS: Ben Jones, Managing Consultant; Sarah Macnaughton, Principal Consultant; Lewis Pegrum, Research Analyst; CRU

V, U and L: Demystifying recession shapes
07 May 2020
AUTHOR: Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist, CRU Group

CRU Webinar: Focusing on steel, aluminium, and fertilizers
How is the lock down affecting the Indian fertilizers and metals industry. Watch our latest webinar.
29 April 2020
Anissa Chabib, Economist, CRU
Koyel  Choudhury, Fertilizer Analyst, CRU
Puneet Paliwal, Senior Analyst, CRU
Shankhadeep Mukherjee, Senior Analyst, CRU

HDG futures: a game-changing tool for steel mills, service centres and end users
27 April 2020
AUTHOR: Josh Spoores, Principal Analyst, CRU

China’s first ever negative quarterly GDP growth
AUTHOR: Yingrui Wang, Economist, CRU
20 April 2020

WEBINAR: SMU Community Chat webinar
Featuring Philip Raimondo, President & CEO of Behlen Manufacturing - 15 April 2020

WEBINAR: Global pandemic triggers global recession
Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist, CRU - 02 April 2020
Josh Spoores, Principal Analyst, CRU
Doug Hilderhoff, Principal Analyst, CRU

The immense decarbonisation challenge facing the steel industry

Ryan Smith, Senior Analyst, CRU Group - 11 March 2020
Sarah Macnaughton, Principal Consultant, CRU Group

WEBINAR: How Covid-19 is affecting CRU's economic outlook for 2020
Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist, CRU Group - 06 March 2020
Matthew Watkins, Principal Analyst, CRU Group
Wan Ling, Principal Consultant, Aluminium, CRU Group

WEBINAR: 
Coronavirus: Impact on global steel and raw materials markets
Erik Hedborg, Senior Analyst, CRU Group - 04 March 2020
Irina Melkonyan, Analyst, CRU Group
Manjot Singh, Senior Analyst, CRU Group

CRU's US Midwest HRC price

Chris Houlden, Research Manager, CRU Group - 06 February 2020
Josh Spoores, Principal Analyst, CRU Group

Impact of the Wuhan coronavirus on the steel industry

James Campbell, Principal Analyst, CRU Group - 31 January 2020

How the coronavirus affects global commodity markets
Will Young, Multi Commodity Analyst, CRU Group - 31 January 2020
Zanna Aleksahhina, Multi-Commodity Analyst, CRU Group
Erik Hedborg, Senior Analyst, CRU Group

WEBINAR: Global Steel Trade Update
Matthew Watkins, Principal Analyst, CRU Group - 17 January 2020

New EU auto emissions targets and their impact on steel demand

Matthew Watkins, Principal Analyst, CRU Group - 14 January 2020

Why would Jingye Group buy British Steel?
Chris Bandmann, Analyst, CRU Group - 15 November 2019

Why steelmakers should make rather than buy metallurgical coke
Jordan Permain, Consultant, CRU Group - 22 October 2019

US-Turkey sanctions will overshadow 50% steel import tariff
Chris Bandmann, Analyst, CRU Group - 21 October 2019
Alexander Ordosch, Analyst, CRU Group

US mini-mill costs drop below integrated mill costs…but for how long?
Ryan Smith, Senior Analyst, CRU Group - 09 September 2019


SMU Steel Summit 2019 in the press:

‚ÄčOptimism Fades for U.S. Steelmakers
By Joe Deaux, Bloomberg News, August 28, 2019

Even Trump-Loyal Steelmakers Flummoxed by Trade-Policy Flux
By Joe Deaux, Bloomberg News, August 26, 2019

The Steel Market Update Steel Summit Aug. 26-28 In Atlanta Was Another Great Success
Modern Metals News, September 10, 2019

SMU honors NexGen leaders at 2019 Steel Summit
By Sandy Williams, SMU, August 27, 2019