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Steel firms expect higher offtake from auto in Q4 after weak show earlier

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Ishita Ayan Dutt Kolkata
Steel companies are expecting an increase in offtake from the automobile segment in the January-March quarter after its muted showing in the third quarter led by a weak festive demand and supply-side issues.

While two-wheelers suffered on the back of poor demand, volumes of passenger vehicles (PVs) suffered due to supply-side constraints. But according to steelmakers, going by the current trend, Q4 is looking better in terms of offtake from the auto segment.  

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) chief marketing officer, Ranjan Dhar, said that the cues from the automobile sector are very positive for the January to March

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First Published: Jan 13 2022 | 2:34 PM IST

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