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​Josh Spoores joined CRU in 2012 as Principal Analyst and editor of CRU’s Steel Sheet Monitor and Steel Sheet Market Outlook. During that time, Mr. Spoores forecast prices, demand, production and trade of sheet and plate products for both Canada and the US for CRU's Steel Sheet & Plate Market Outlooks.

Today, he heads up steel analysis and forecasting for the Americas region. Prior to joining CRU, he was a Senior Marketing Analyst at Severstal North America, founder of Steel Reality, a forward-looking market analysis firm using a models-based approach for flat rolled and plate steel. He was also the Market Research Manager at Majestic Steel USA, one of the largest flat rolled service centres in the USA. He has a BSc in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.

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Drifting away from the post lockdown price bell curve

I recently had the opportunity to present CRU’s steel sheet price forecast to the nearly 1,300 attendees at the 12th annual SMU Steel Summit conference. This was the...

09 September 2022   
Topics: Events, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials
HR coil steel price cycle Anatomy of a record price rise and implications for the future


HR coil steel price cycle

Topic: Steel