Special panel discusses steel logistics at world’s largest steel conference

Thanks to Covid-19, the hordes of steel executives who descend on New York in June each year from around the world to participate in the Steel Success Strategies (SSS) conference, made a virtual appearance this year instead of “in flesh and blood”. The SSS-2020, which was scheduled to take place in June, was held Oct.26-28 this year in the virtual theater.
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As the ongoing US-China trade war continues to rage. the large number of Taiwanese companies that have been operating on mainland China seem to be considering moving out of the mainland to lucrative locations, particularly Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar, though other locations such as Malaysia and Thailand, despite their higher production and labor costs, are also being considered.

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Steel Success Strategies conference in New York dominated by steel tariffs and protectionism fears

If politics is indeed driving a wedge between Americans today, then nowhere is this more visible than in the steel sector which is mired in a verbal battle between the steel-making and steel-consuming industries

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