Turkish mills have been active in the deep-sea market
in the run-up to the Christmas holidays, thereby boosting import scrap price prices.
However, coking coal prices have continued falling this week amid lower offers and weakening demand in China
However, market participants said they expect CIS pig iron producers to continue incurring growing costs of the raw material due to the lag between the spot and contract prices at least until the end of the first quarter.
Black Sea, high-manganese
Metal Bulletin’s export price assessment for high-manganese pig iron from the CIS was at $314-315...