You may found that the steel prices have been increasing day by day which is in mad indeed.
Mostly, it is resulted from the social development. As the steps of developing, it is time to protect the environment, otherwise, it will be not confortable for living. In these years, there are too many disasters which are caused by climate.
This year, the government take heavy actions to control environmetal pollution. For details, pls visit: http://english.sepa.gov.cn/News_service/news_release/
On the basis fo these actions, lots of acid-related factories are closed and wait the governmental license.
Currently, the production of steel is very limited and costs of scaffolding are soaring.
The situation will be not changed in this year.
Kindly note this.