Metal Bulletin steel price indices, assessments upgraded

Metal Bulletin Group has launched and upgraded a number of carefully selected ferrous prices this year, and there are more in the pipeline.

Metal Bulletin Group’s steel price reporting team is busy working with customers to develop a number of new prices across multiple regions and products. And as a price reporting agency, price discovery is at the heart of Metal Bulletin’s editorial operations. Supported by the global price development team, the 30-strong ferrous price reporting team reports on more than 400 prices globally. Recent developments include a consultation with market participants about the feasibility of upgrading weekly assessments of export prices for fob China hot-rolled coil (HRC) and rebar – two of the most liquid steel products in China’s export market – to daily indices. These are expected to launch in October. China’s export prices for HRC and rebar have experienced a lot of volatility this year due to rapid fluctuations in the country’s domestic market. This has made it very...

Published

Andrew Wells

October 10, 2017

12:57 GMT

London