STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: US pig iron imports to fall to 3m tonnes in 2014

US imports of merchant pig iron are expected to decline sharply as new facilities to produce direct reduction iron (DRI) come into operation in the country, according to Metal Bulletin Research (MBR).

This will compel Brazilian and Russian pig iron suppliers to look for new markets for their exports.

US merchant pig iron imports will decline by 17% year-on-year to 3.5 million...


Metal Bulletin Research

September 23, 2013

17:47 GMT