Carbon steelhttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1835©2019 MB60Carbon steelIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from May 23Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday May 23 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875452/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-May-23.htmlFri, 24 May 2019 00:05:00 GMTVale, CCCC to build steel rolling mill in Brazil by 2023China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) plans to build a steel rolling mill by 2023 in Marabá, a city in the Brazilian northern state of Pará, through its local subsidiary Concremat, the company said on Thursday May 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875446/Vale-CCCC-to-build-steel-rolling-mill-in-Brazil-by-2023.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 22:43:00 GMTArgentina's crude steel output declines 9% in AprilCrude steel production in Argentina dropped by 9.09% year on year in April, according to figures released by national steel association Acero Argentino on Wednesday May 22.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875270/Argentinas-crude-steel-output-declines-9-in-April.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 21:49:00 GMTBrazilian steel consumption down 1.5% in April, Aço Brasil says Brazilian steel demand decreased further in April, demonstrated by lower volumes of flat-rolled products sold in the market and despite a recovery in the long-rolled market, national steel association Instituto Aço Brasil said on Thursday May 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875370/Brazilian-steel-consumption-down-15-in-April-Ao-Brasil-says.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 17:43:00 GMTEUROPE HRC: Prices steadier as market mood becomes cautiously positiveThe negative trend in prices in the EU market for hot-rolled coil (HRC) has softened and prices have now stabilized, market sources told Fastmarkets on Thursday May 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875430/EUROPE-HRC-Prices-steadier-as-market-mood-becomes-cautiously-positive.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 17:20:00 GMTFOCUS: Turkish steel mills should avoid price hikes following US import tariff cut, traders say The United States’ reduction of tariffs on Turkish steel imports to 25% from 50% last week will only partially reopen the US market to Turkish mills, who should avoid raising prices if they are to successfully regain a share in that market, several sources told Fastmarkets this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875288/FOCUS-Turkish-steel-mills-should-avoid-price-hikes-following-US-import-tariff-cut-traders-say.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 15:51:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Short-selling export traders see gains amid falling pricesChinese hot-rolled coil export traders profited from short-selling as mills started accepting lower prices on Thursday May 23, while the domestic market remained largely stable.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875289/CHINA-HRC-Short-selling-export-traders-see-gains-amid-falling-prices.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 11:10:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, May 23, 2019 The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875275/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-May-23-2019.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 10:40:00 GMTIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from May 22Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday May 22 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875265/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-May-22.htmlThu, 23 May 2019 00:05:00 GMTBrazilian flat steel distributor volumes up 18.1% in April, Inda saysSales volumes for flat steel distributors in Brazil grew by 18.10% year on year in April 2019, amid destocking while large importers lost market share, local distribution association, Inda, said this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875035/Brazilian-flat-steel-distributor-volumes-up-181-in-April-Inda-says.htmlWed, 22 May 2019 13:09:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Export market inactive amid domestic price fluctuationsChina’s export hot-rolled coil prices were largely stable on Wednesday May 22 amid sparse trading as domestic spot and futures prices fluctuated. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875078/CHINA-HRC-Export-market-inactive-amid-domestic-price-fluctuations.htmlWed, 22 May 2019 11:05:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, May 22, 2019The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875045/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-May-22-2019.htmlWed, 22 May 2019 10:36:00 GMTBIR 2019: Consolidation of Indian steel market 'right step' in bringing back growth, credibilityThe continued consolidation of the Indian steel industry is a “right step” in restoring growth and credibility to the domestic markets, Nathani Group’s Zain Nathani said at the BIR 2019’s World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Singapore this week.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875055/BIR-2019-Consolidation-of-Indian-steel-market-right-step-in-bringing-back-growth-credibility.htmlWed, 22 May 2019 07:59:00 GMTChina’s plate producers lower prices amid sparse demandChina’s plate producers lowered offer prices this week in sparse trading.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875049/Chinas-plate-producers-lower-prices-amid-sparse-demand.htmlWed, 22 May 2019 04:04:00 GMTIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from May 21Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday May 21 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875034/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-May-21.htmlWed, 22 May 2019 00:05:00 GMTCSN to raise steel prices by 10% in June; others will follow, Inda saysCompanhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) will increase its prices for steel by around 10% in June and other Brazilian flat steel producers are likely to follow its lead, the president of national distributors’ association (Inda), Carlos Loureiro, said on Tuesday May 21. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875029/CSN-to-raise-steel-prices-by-10-in-June-others-will-follow-Inda-says.htmlTue, 21 May 2019 20:18:00 GMTGULF FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Prices fall again on Ramadan demand lullPrices for flat steel products imported into the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have decreased again over the past week, due to demand being limited by observance of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday May 21. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3875019/GULF-FLAT-STEEL-IMPORTS-Prices-fall-again-on-Ramadan-demand-lull.htmlTue, 21 May 2019 17:14:00 GMTChina CRC, HDG export prices fall on declining domestic demand, currency weaknessExport prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil were down during the week to Tuesday May 21 after Chinese producers adjusted their offers to remain competitively priced amid declining domestic demand and the weakening Chinese currency, market sources said.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874873/China-CRC-HDG-export-prices-fall-on-declining-domestic-demand-currency-weakness.htmlTue, 21 May 2019 11:55:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Futures gains push spot market higherChina’s hot-rolled coil prices rose on Tuesday May 21 after trading turned more active following gains in the futures market. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874870/CHINA-HRC-Futures-gains-push-spot-market-higher.htmlTue, 21 May 2019 10:40:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, May 21, 2019The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874829/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-May-21-2019.htmlTue, 21 May 2019 10:10:00 GMTIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from May 20Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday May 20 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874819/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-May-20.htmlTue, 21 May 2019 00:05:00 GMTRUSSIA FLAT STEEL: Market stable but trend hangs on export pricesThe market for flat steel products in Russia’s Central Federal District around Moscow was stable at the start of this week, with price movement depending on trends in the export market, sources told Fastmarkets on Monday May 20. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874795/RUSSIA-FLAT-STEEL-Market-stable-but-trend-hangs-on-export-prices.htmlMon, 20 May 2019 17:05:00 GMTCIS FLAT STEEL: Market frozen, awaiting turn in Turkish demandThe market for exports of hot-rolled coil (HRC) and cold-rolled coil (CRC) from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was frozen on Monday May 20 because suppliers preferred wait for more clarity to emerge in Turkey, the key outlet. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874737/CIS-FLAT-STEEL-Market-frozen-awaiting-turn-in-Turkish-demand.htmlMon, 20 May 2019 16:25:00 GMTEU flat steel distributor shipments down 4.5% in Q1 2019European distributors of flat steel products reported a 4.5% year-on-year drop in shipment volumes in the first quarter of 2019, Eurometal said on Monday May 20.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874762/EU-flat-steel-distributor-shipments-down-45-in-Q1-2019.htmlMon, 20 May 2019 15:52:00 GMTTURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Prices rise after US reduces Turkish steel import tax; producers anticipate uptrend Coated flat steel prices in Turkey increased over the week ended Friday May 17, with several producers holding off from concluding sales in anticipation for higher prices in the coming weeks. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874695/TURKEY-COATED-FLAT-STEEL-Prices-rise-after-US-reduces-Turkish-steel-import-tax-producers-anticipate.htmlMon, 20 May 2019 14:57:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, May 20, 2019The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874652/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-May-20-2019.htmlMon, 20 May 2019 13:51:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Exporters lower prices on weakening yuanChina’s hot-rolled coil exporters lowered prices to secure orders although domestic prices were largely stable on Monday May 20, driven by a weakening yuan.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874670/CHINA-HRC-Exporters-lower-prices-on-weakening-yuan.htmlMon, 20 May 2019 12:35:00 GMTVietnam sees buyers’ market amid ample HRC import and domestic supplyVietnamese re-rolling grade hot-rolled coil prices retreated in the past week on ample offers for imported and domestic supply.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3874302/Vietnam-sees-buyers-market-amid-ample-HRC-import-and-domestic-supply.htmlMon, 20 May 2019 10:32:00 GMT