The world that is beginning to take shape will disrupt many economic sectors.
Yet there is one, very traditional, which emerges in full form from the crisis: the old industry.
What is happening on steel is the best illustration of this.
ArcelorMittal, the world number one, is off to a good start in 2021:
“The first quarter was the best of the decade,” said
Aditya Mittal, the new CEO, appointed in February.
The turnover is up 9% compared to the same period of 2020, to 16.2 billion dollars, and the gross operating surplus (Ebitda) is simply multiplied by 3.3, to reach 3, $ 2 billion.
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This performance can be explained first of all by the very strong rebound in demand for steel, particularly in the United States and in Asia.
ArcelorMittal foresees an increase in global steel consumption from 4.5% to 5.5% over the year 2021, after a contraction of 1% in 2020. Many steelmakers having cut
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