Carbon steelhttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1835©2018 MB60Carbon steelGULF FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Prices mostly stable, demand low ahead of holidays Flat steel import prices in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia were mostly stable this week, with demand remaining poor ahead of the eid holiday, sources told Metal Bulletin on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3827040/GULF-FLAT-STEEL-IMPORTS-Prices-mostly-stable-demand-low-ahead-of-holidays.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 16:12:00 GMTRUSSIA FLAT STEEL: Mills to raise offer prices again on weak roubleSteel mills in Russia’s central region around Moscow intend to impose another increase in prices for hot-rolled (HR) and cold-rolled (CR) steel sheet due to the weakness of the national currency, Metal Bulletin heard on Tuesday August 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3827043/RUSSIA-FLAT-STEEL-Mills-to-raise-offer-prices-again-on-weak-rouble.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 16:05:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, August 14, 2018 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/3826949/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-August-14-2018.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 15:25:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 14/08: LME base metals consolidate lower; Tata Steel Indian steel outlook; US doubles Turkish tariffThe latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Tuesday August 14.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826993/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-1408-LME-base-metals-consolidate-lower-Tata-Steel-Indian-steel-outlook.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 12:00:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Weak demand, tight supply leave prices mixed North China’s hot-rolled coil prices continued to rise on Tuesday August 14 while those in the eastern region lost their upward momentum on thin trading.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826965/CHINA-HRC-Weak-demand-tight-supply-leave-prices-mixed.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 11:01:00 GMTTata Steel forecasts strong domestic Indian demand, import risksTata Steel expects “underlying steel demand to be strong, particularly in India” in the second half of 2018, the company’s chief executive officer and managing director, TV Narendran, said on Monday August 13. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826924/Tata-Steel-forecasts-strong-domestic-Indian-demand-import-risks.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 09:05:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures dip after Monday's strong gainsChina’s ferrous futures were subdued during morning trading on Tuesday August 14 after strong gains a day earlier, following the release of the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826955/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-dip-after-Mondays-strong-gains.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 07:16:00 GMTChina’s steel output continues to rise in JulyChina’s crude steel and finished steel output both increased in July amid an uptick in demand and healthy profits.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826952/Chinas-steel-output-continues-to-rise-in-July.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 04:41:00 GMTCIS FLAT STEEL: Buyers reject high offers on low demand, weak Turkish marketBuyers that are active in the export markets for hot-rolled coil (HRC) and cold-rolled coil (CRC) from the Commonwealth of Independent States have been rejecting high offers because of slow demand and the threat of price declines in Turkey. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826931/CIS-FLAT-STEEL-Buyers-reject-high-offers-on-low-demand-weak-Turkish-market.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 17:59:00 GMTSalzgitter forecasts strip business sales to move up in 2018 on safeguard caseGerman steelmaker Salzgitter expects that its strip business unit will achieve higher sales in 2018 supported by the European Commission’s safeguard case, the company said on Monday August 13.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826889/Salzgitter-forecasts-strip-business-sales-to-move-up-in-2018-on-safeguard-case.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 17:25:00 GMTRussia-led group starts safeguard case on imported flat steel productsThe Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has started a safeguard investigation into flat steel imports to members of the Eurasian Economic Union, the commission said on August 7.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826795/Russia-led-group-starts-safeguard-case-on-imported-flat-steel-products.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 14:30:00 GMTChina’s auto output, sales decline in July amid CRC production cut, low demandChina’s car production and sales posted sharp monthly decline and slight yearly drop in July, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826832/Chinas-auto-output-sales-decline-in-July-amid-CRC-production-cut-low-demand.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 12:40:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic prices surge on further production cuts China’s hot-rolled coil prices picked up on Monday August 13 after the local government in Tangshan, the country’s steelmaking hub in the northern region, stepped up efforts to restrict steel production. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826827/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-prices-surge-on-further-production-cuts.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:35:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, August 13, 2018The 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/3826725/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-August-13-2018.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 11:02:00 GMTVietnam's HRC import prices weaken on supply pressureImport prices for re-rolling-grade hot-rolled coil sold into Vietnam weakened over the past week amid ample supply. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826750/Vietnams-HRC-import-prices-weaken-on-supply-pressure.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 10:30:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures up amid tigher blast furnace restrictions in TangshanChina’s ferrous futures, particularly the steel contracts, trended upward during morning trading on Monday August 13, amid expectations of a further drop in supply of steel from the country’s production hub of Tangshan. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826756/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-up-amid-tigher-blast-furnace-restrictions-in-Tangshan.htmlMon, 13 Aug 2018 07:44:00 GMTSTEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Trump doubles tariffs for Turkey, US sanctions on Iran to hit steel exportsMetal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market over the past week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826632/STEEL-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-Trump-doubles-tariffs-for-Turkey-US-sanctions-on-Iran-to-hit-steel-exports.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 20:48:00 GMTTURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Prices fall on slow summer demandPrices for coated steel coil products in Turkey fell in the week ended Friday August 10 amid slow demand in the local and export markets, Metal Bulletin has heard. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826567/TURKEY-COATED-FLAT-STEEL-Prices-fall-on-slow-summer-demand.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 18:43:00 GMTTURKEY FLAT STEEL: Market caution ramps up as US doubles tariff [UPDATE]Demand for flat steel products has remained weak in Turkey’s domestic market while demand in the export markets also softened, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday August 10. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826562/TURKEY-FLAT-STEEL-Market-caution-ramps-up-as-US-doubles-tariff-[UPDATE].htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 18:02:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, August 10, 2018 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/3826423/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-August-10-2018.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:05:00 GMTDonald Trump doubles Section 232 tariffs for Turkish steelUnited States president Donald Trump said on Friday August 10 that he has authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20% duty on aluminum and 50% duty on steel. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826557/Donald-Trump-doubles-Section-232-tariffs-for-Turkish-steel.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 16:40:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Thin trading keeping market steady China’s hot-rolled coil prices were largely stable on Friday August 10, with domestic prices remaining relatively high due to balanced supply and demand, while export prices could weaken as a result of sparse trading. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826475/CHINA-HRC-Thin-trading-keeping-market-steady.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 11:21:00 GMTChina AM: Steel futures climb on bullish sentimentChina’s ferrous futures were mixed during morning trading on Friday August 10 with raw materials contracts largely stable while those for steel climbed amid bullish sentiment resulting from plans for stricter winter production cuts this year. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826429/China-AM-Steel-futures-climb-on-bullish-sentiment.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 06:59:00 GMTChina’s daily crude steel output slides further in late July Major Chinese steel mills continued to lower their crude steel output rates in late July, while their finished steel inventories also declined. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826426/Chinas-daily-crude-steel-output-slides-further-in-late-July.htmlFri, 10 Aug 2018 06:12:00 GMTThyssenKrupp expects stable, high EU steel prices in H2 2018German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp expects prices to remain “stable and high… on the commodity and material markets, with positive income effects” for its Steel Europe business over the rest of its current financial year, which will end on September 30, it said on Thursday August 9. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826254/ThyssenKrupp-expects-stable-high-EU-steel-prices-in-H2-2018.htmlThu, 09 Aug 2018 18:33:00 GMTEUROPE CRC: Prices to rise after seasonal slowdown endsDomestic prices for cold-rolled coil (CRC) in Europe have increased slightly, in line with expectations from last week, and should increase further once the current summer lull has passed, sources told Metal Bulletin.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826210/EUROPE-CRC-Prices-to-rise-after-seasonal-slowdown-ends.htmlThu, 09 Aug 2018 14:20:00 GMTEUROPE PLATE: Domestic prices expected to rise despite slow marketDomestic prices for heavy steel plate in the European Union are expected to move up in late August when market activity picks up after the summer slowdown, sources told Metal Bulletin this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826205/EUROPE-PLATE-Domestic-prices-expected-to-rise-despite-slow-market.htmlThu, 09 Aug 2018 12:59:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Prices drop on sparse tradingChina’s hot-rolled coil prices fell on Thursday August 9, dragged down by low demand. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826213/CHINA-HRC-Prices-drop-on-sparse-trading.htmlThu, 09 Aug 2018 12:56:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, August 9, 2018 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/3826180/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-August-9-2018.htmlThu, 09 Aug 2018 11:31:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures mixed on unclear sentimentChina’s ferrous futures were mixed in the morning trading of August 9 on unclear sentiment. Carbon steel and raw materials contracts diverged in price direction.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3826182/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-mixed-on-unclear-sentiment.htmlThu, 09 Aug 2018 05:33:00 GMT