CIS STEEL BILLET: Suppliers more optimistic amid reduced availability

Sentiment in the export billet market in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) started to improve through the week ended Friday January 18, with mills turning more bullish amid reduced availability of February-rolling material.

Some producers had sold significant volumes of billet in the preceding weeks, while some others were not officially offering any material. With less material available from February rolling, mills were not ready to sell at the previous...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

January 18, 2019

19:35 GMT