Global demand for steel is still positive, says top steelmaker ArcelorMittal (MT), but will slow...

|About: ArcelorMittal (MT)|By:, SA News Editor

Global demand for steel is still positive, says top steelmaker ArcelorMittal (MT), but will slow in the second half and a double-dip recession is "not an idle threat." Chairman and CEO Lakshmi Mittal says housing's still weak and autos still strong and sees improvement in capital goods and engineering.