China, the world's biggest steelmaker, is considering importing hot-rolled coil
on possible arbitrage opportunities with Russia and Iran, Fastmarkets understands.
The alumina index on a fob Australia basis fell by 3.4%
week on week, moving below $280 per tonne for the first time since May 2017.
A blockade that had restricted production and exports of lead and zinc concentrates from Newmont Goldcorp's Peñasquito mine in Mexico has been removed
, the company said on Wednesday October 9.
The ferro-tungsten price in Europe has increased
further due to tight spot supply.
Turkish steel producers resumed booking deep-sea ferrous scrap
for November shipment after a short break, sources said on October 9, although prices have now increased compared with previous bookings due to a lack of supply.