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European tube production stable in first half of 2018

The European tube market was particularly stable in the first half of 2018 according to the European tube manufacturers association (etma). 5.6 billion tubes were produced during the six month period, equalling the levels of the same period the previous year (when the production of new member companies is taken into account). Gregor Spengler, etma’s […]

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ITA Survey shows weaker tin use growth in 2018

The International Tin Association’s (ITA) 14th annual survey of tin users carried out July to August 2018 showed robust growth of 4% in 2017 but much weaker tin use growth forecasts in 2018.