Shankhadeep is based in CRU's Mumbai office as team leader of CRU’s India office and is part of CRU’s steel team.
He is the editor of CRU's long products monitor and long products market outlook as well as the lead analyst for Southeast Asian steel. In the past he has also worked with the aluminium team and served as the editor for CRU’s Casthouse Shapes Market Outlook.
He has close to 13 years of experience in the metals and mining industry and has worked in many countries across different functions including strategy, market research, working capital management and corporate finance. He has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and an MBA in finance and operations from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.
Implementing mandated policy cuts, particularly those aimed at achieving a flat crude steel y/y in 2023, is going to be challenging given the weak economic conditions. A...