CIS PIG IRON: Poor availability pushes up deal prices
Export prices for pig iron from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) increased in deals this week, due to reduced availability, sources told Fastmarkets.
Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for high-manganese pig iron exports, fob main port Black Sea, CIS $/tonne
was $340-345 on Thursday July 18, up by $5 per tonne week on week.
Several sales were heard done to the United States - the main outlet for CIS-origin pig iron - at $365...