Carbon steelhttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1835©2017 MB60Carbon steelSTEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Raw materials prices on the rise, global steel prices up, EU's trade case against HRC...Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories affecting the steel market over the past week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735569/STEEL-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-Raw-materials-prices-on-the-rise-global-steel-prices-up-EUs-trade-case-against.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 21:26:00 GMTLatin American HRC export prices increase in line with higher Chinese offersLatin America’s hot rolled coil (HRC) export prices increased this week, while prices for cold rolled coil (CRC) and heavy plate remained unchanged. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735573/Latin-American-HRC-export-prices-increase-in-line-with-higher-Chinese-offers.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 20:40:00 GMTIndian mills raise domestic flat steel prices for the second time in JulyIndian mills raised domestic hot rolled coil (HRC) prices by about Rs500 ($8) per tonne this week, taking the total price increase in July so far to Rs1,500 ($23) per tonne. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735557/Indian-mills-raise-domestic-flat-steel-prices-for-the-second-time-in-July.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 20:24:00 GMTTurkey receives higher flat steel price offers from Russia, Ukraine Turkey received higher flat steel offer prices from Russia and Ukraine this week, in line with rising raw materials and steel prices in the global market. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735447/Turkey-receives-higher-flat-steel-price-offers-from-Russia-Ukraine.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 17:16:00 GMTTurkish flat steelmakers close September orders, plan October price risesFlat steel producers in Turkey have filled their order books for September production, and plan to add $10-20 per tonne to their prices for October, Metal Bulletin has learnt. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735436/Turkish-flat-steelmakers-close-September-orders-plan-October-price-rises.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 16:37:00 GMTSouth America's flat steel import prices rise on higher offersImport prices for flat steel products in South America all increased this week, led by high-priced Chinese materials, Metal Bulletin has learnt. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735432/South-Americas-flat-steel-import-prices-rise-on-higher-offers.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 16:25:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, July 21, 2017http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735144/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-July-21-2017.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 16:20:00 GMTChina's HRC prices fail to rise despite rebounding futuresChina’s hot rolled coil prices continued to fall on Friday July 21, though futures edged up after a sharp decline a day earlier.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735159/Chinas-HRC-prices-fail-to-rise-despite-rebounding-futures.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 10:40:00 GMTChina AM: Futures pick up after night session lossesChina’s ferrous futures gained some ground during morning trading on Friday July 21, after tanking in the preceding night’s session.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735149/China-AM-Futures-pick-up-after-night-session-losses.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 07:50:00 GMTASIAN MORNING BRIEF 21/07: Base metals trend lower; LME zinc contract imperiled by reliance on NOLA stocks; Alcoa would consider restartsThe latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Friday, July 21.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735052/ASIAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2107-Base-metals-trend-lower-LME-zinc-contract-imperiled-by-reliance-on-NOLA.htmlFri, 21 Jul 2017 00:05:00 GMTSeverstal earnings up 20% in Q2 on favourable price environmentRussian steelmaker Severstal’s earnings rose by 19.58% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017, the company said on Thursday July 20. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735121/Severstal-earnings-up-20-in-Q2-on-favourable-price-environment.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 23:02:00 GMTLatin America's crude steel output up 2% in JuneLatin America’s crude steel production increased by 2% year-on-year in June, to 5.10 million tonnes, according to figures released by regional steel association Alacero on Thursday July 20. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735101/Latin-Americas-crude-steel-output-up-2-in-June.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 20:20:00 GMTSerbia’s Smederevo to target EU coil market after tariff exemptionSerbian steelmaker Železara Smederevo is to focus its attention on the EU coil market after the European Commission (EC) decided against applying duties to Serbian material, the company said this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735070/Serbias-Smederevo-to-target-EU-coil-market-after-tariff-exemption.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 19:03:00 GMTSeverstal to continue HRC sales to Europe after duties beginRussian steelmaker Severstal expects to continue to make shipments of hot rolled coil (HRC) to Europe after proposed trade restrictions are imposed, cfo Alexei Kulichenko said on Thursday July 20. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735048/Severstal-to-continue-HRC-sales-to-Europe-after-duties-begin.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 18:50:00 GMTMinimum import price on HRC imports 'will not stop dumping', Eurofer saysThe application of a minimum import price (MIP) on hot rolled coil (HRC) would not be enough to stop dumping of the material from four countries named in a trade case, European steel association Eurofer said on Thursday July 20. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3735060/Minimum-import-price-on-HRC-imports-will-not-stop-dumping-Eurofer-says.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 18:47:00 GMTNorthern European mills increase HRC offers on higher costs, recovering demandNorthern European steelmakers have increased their official hot rolled coil (HRC) offers on higher raw material costs and a recovery in the global flat steel market, sources told Metal Bulletin.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734783/Northern-European-mills-increase-HRC-offers-on-higher-costs-recovering-demand.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 09:30:00 GMTChina's HRC prices dip on futures losses, sparse tradingChina’s hot rolled coil prices fell on Thursday July 20 following a steep decline in futures and little buying interest. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734779/Chinas-HRC-prices-dip-on-futures-losses-sparse-trading.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:59:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, July 20, 2017http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734771/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-July-20-2017.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:15:00 GMTChina AM: Futures move up as capacity cut beats targetChina’s ferrous futures largely trended upwards during morning trading on Thursday July 20, after news that the country has completed this year’s crude steel capacity cut ahead of time.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734774/China-AM-Futures-move-up-as-capacity-cut-beats-target.htmlThu, 20 Jul 2017 05:55:00 GMTCentral European HRC prices up $12 on higher raw materials costsDomestic prices for hot rolled coil (HRC) in Central Europe have moved up by €10 ($12) per tonne over the week, market sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday July 19. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734712/Central-European-HRC-prices-up-12-on-higher-raw-materials-costs.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 19:02:00 GMTSaudi Arabia’s Unicoil develops coloured thin organic coated coilSaudi Arabia’s Unicoil has begun to produce a hot dipped galvanized coil with a thin coating of organic colour, called Mogalvin CTOC, the company said on Tuesday July 18. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734649/Saudi-Arabias-Unicoil-develops-coloured-thin-organic-coated-coil.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 18:00:00 GMTEU domestic plate offers rise on higher raw materials, slab pricesEuropean mills increased their domestic heavy steel plate offers this week, in response to rising slab and and raw materials prices, sources told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734684/EU-domestic-plate-offers-rise-on-higher-raw-materials-slab-prices.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 17:56:00 GMTItaly’s Feralpi reports 4.25% rise in crude steel output in H1 2017Italian steelmaker Feralpi has reported a 4.25% year-on-year increase in crude steel production in January-June 2017, it said on Wednesday July 19. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734681/Italys-Feralpi-reports-425-rise-in-crude-steel-output-in-H1-2017.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 17:19:00 GMTLiberty House to restart weathering steel plate production at Scottish millsInternational steel and metals group Liberty House is to restart production of heavy-duty steel plate at its Dalzell and Clydebridge plate mills in Lanarkshire, Scotland, it said on Wednesday July 19.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734657/Liberty-House-to-restart-weathering-steel-plate-production-at-Scottish-mills.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 16:50:00 GMTFlat steel import prices move up in Iran on reduced supplies from CISFlat steel import prices continued to move up in Iran over the past seven days, in line with the positive trend in the global market, sources told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734656/Flat-steel-import-prices-move-up-in-Iran-on-reduced-supplies-from-CIS.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 16:33:00 GMTRussian domestic CR sheet prices rise on higher offersOffer prices for Russia-origin cold rolled (CR) sheet have widened upward over the past week by 1,400 roubles ($24) per tonne, while prices for hot rolled (HR) sheet have narrowed downward by less than half that amount, Metal Bulletin has heard. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734558/Russian-domestic-CR-sheet-prices-rise-on-higher-offers.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 15:40:00 GMTUAE flat steel import prices rise on improved demandFlat steel import prices into the UAE increased this week, with demand in the country improving, Metal Bulletin has learnt. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734529/UAE-flat-steel-import-prices-rise-on-improved-demand.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 13:55:00 GMTWhat has forced China to get serious on aluminium, steel capacity cuts?The past year has seen a pick-up in Chinese government activity to close excess capacity in steel and base metals – particularly for aluminium; Jim Lennon, Red Door Research Ltd’s md, assesses whether China is really serious about closing capacity.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734156/What-has-forced-China-to-get-serious-on-aluminium-steel-capacity-cuts.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 10:47:00 GMTEzz Steel sees earnings increase 24% in January-March Earnings at Egyptian steelmaker Ezz Steel grew by 23.69% year-on-year in the first three months of 2017, according to a financial statement published on Tuesday July 18. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734461/Ezz-Steel-sees-earnings-increase-24-in-January-March.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 10:25:00 GMTChina's HRC prices rise as futures regain upward momentumChina’s hot rolled coil prices erased the previous day’s losses on Wednesday July 19 as the paper market rose.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3734450/Chinas-HRC-prices-rise-as-futures-regain-upward-momentum.htmlWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:23:00 GMT