Tag: South America
According to new full-year figures from the International Molybdenum Association, the global use of molybdenum has rocketed to a new high of 474 million lbs, exceeding the peak use of 470 million lbs in 2007. China had the greatest demand for molybdenum in 2010;
As part of its Klöckner & Co 2020 strategy, Klöckner & Co has begun its planned entry into emerging markets by acquiring a 70% share of the Frefer Group, the third-largest independent steel and metal distributor in Brazil. This acquisition will allow the company to create its first foothold in the emerging markets of South America. The acquisition is taking place at a cost that is 6.5 times the projected average EBITDA over a five-year planning horizon.