Carbon steelhttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1835©2019 MB60Carbon steelBrazil's Usiminas assessing 4-5% domestic price increases until Q2, executive saysBrazil’s Usiminas believes its steel prices could increase by 4-5% until the second quarter of 2019 given the global uptrend in place, the company’s commercial vice president, Miguel Homes, said during a conference call on Friday February 15. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858846/Brazils-Usiminas-assessing-4-5-domestic-price-increases-until-Q2-executive-says.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 21:50:00 GMTEuropean car sales down again in January but revival expectedThe number of new passenger car registrations in the EU decreased by 4.62% year-on-year in January 2019, making it the fifth consecutive month of decline, the European Automotive Manufacturers Assn (ACEA) said on Friday February 15. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858829/European-car-sales-down-again-in-January-but-revival-expected.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 20:25:00 GMTTURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Prices rise despite limited demandCoated-steel prices in Turkey continued to increase in the week ending Friday February 15, despite demand being weak in both the domestic and export markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858660/TURKEY-COATED-FLAT-STEEL-Prices-rise-despite-limited-demand.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 16:45:00 GMTTURKEY FLAT STEEL: Prices up, buying activity weakensSteel coil prices in Turkey increased again this week because of the rising cost of raw materials, alongside other global price increases.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858658/TURKEY-FLAT-STEEL-Prices-up-buying-activity-weakens.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 16:16:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic, export prices move in opposite directionsChina’s hot-rolled coil prices were mixed on Friday February 15, with domestic prices dropping on weak demand but the export market seeing higher-priced deals.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858546/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-export-prices-move-in-opposite-directions.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 09:25:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 15, 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/3858509/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-15-2019.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 08:45:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures tumbleChina’s ferrous futures trended downward during morning trading on Friday February 15, with the rebar and hot-rolled coil contracts experiencing the steepest drops.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858523/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-tumble.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 05:50:00 GMTIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 14Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Thursday February 14 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858497/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-February-14.htmlFri, 15 Feb 2019 00:05:00 GMTEUROPE CRC: Transaction prices stable, expected to riseDomestic prices for cold-rolled coil (CRC) in Europe have been largely stable over the past seven days but are expected to rise soon, sources told Fastmarkets this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858479/EUROPE-CRC-Transaction-prices-stable-expected-to-rise.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 18:37:00 GMTEUROPE HDG: Safeguard measures to drive domestic price riseDomestic prices for hot-dipped galvanized (HDG) coil in Europe have been largely stable over the past week, but were expected to increase with support from the definitive measures applied after a regional safeguard investigation, sources told Fastmarkets on Thursday February 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858483/EUROPE-HDG-Safeguard-measures-to-drive-domestic-price-rise.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 18:00:00 GMTEUROPE HRC: Prices 'will rise' despite Northern buyers' resistanceDomestic buyers of hot-rolled coil (HRC) in Northern Europe have been resisting attempts to raise offer prices this week, sources told Fastmarkets on Thursday February 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858476/EUROPE-HRC-Prices-will-rise-despite-Northern-buyers-resistance.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 17:40:00 GMTChina’s finished steel exports rise in JanuaryChinese finished steel exports increased in January on both a yearly and month-on-month basis with buyers able to secure favorable deals due to lower prices in China's domestic market. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858285/Chinas-finished-steel-exports-rise-in-January.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 12:05:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Mills raise export offers despite weakening domestic marketChina’s hot-rolled coil producers raised their export offers further on Thursday February 14 although domestic prices weakened further.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858288/CHINA-HRC-Mills-raise-export-offers-despite-weakening-domestic-market.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 10:33:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 14, 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/3858271/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-14-2019.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 09:55:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures recover some lossesChina’s ferrous futures ended the morning trading session on Thursday February 14 on a slight uptick, with the rebar and coke contracts being the biggest gainers. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858278/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-recover-some-losses.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 06:40:00 GMTIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 13Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Wednesday February 13 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858267/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-February-13.htmlThu, 14 Feb 2019 00:05:00 GMTGULF FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Prices stable, market waits for new prices from ChinaFlat steel import prices in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia were stable over the past week as market participants waited for Chinese mills to put in new offer prices following the Lunar New Year holiday, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday February 12.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858057/GULF-FLAT-STEEL-IMPORTS-Prices-stable-market-waits-for-new-prices-from-China.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 10:45:00 GMTChina HRC: Exporters leave offers unchanged despite weaker domestic pricesChina’s hot-rolled coil exporters left their offer prices unchanged on Wednesday February 13, although the domestic market continued to drop on low demand.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858048/China-HRC-Exporters-leave-offers-unchanged-despite-weaker-domestic-prices.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 09:40:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 13, 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/3858035/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-13-2019.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 09:11:00 GMTChina AM: Downtrend in steel futures persists for a second dayChina's steel futures fell during morning trading on Wednesday February 13, while those of steelmaking raw materials moved sideways.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858040/China-AM-Downtrend-in-steel-futures-persists-for-a-second-day.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 05:30:00 GMTChina export plate offers move higher on rising ferrous pricesChinese mills have raised their export plate offers following higher global steel prices amid rising raw material costs in the wake of the accident at one of Vale's iron ore mines in Brazil.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858039/China-export-plate-offers-move-higher-on-rising-ferrous-prices.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 04:50:00 GMTIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 12Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Tuesday February 12 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858028/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-February-12.htmlWed, 13 Feb 2019 00:05:00 GMTBrazilian flat, long steel imports down in JanuaryBrazilian flat steel imports dropped by 27.48% year on year in January, while imports of long steel products dropped by 13.76% in the same comparison, according to figures released by the country's foreign trade ministry, MDIC.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3858030/Brazilian-flat-long-steel-imports-down-in-January.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 23:45:00 GMTRUSSIA FLAT STEEL: Market moves up on reduced availability, demand rebound Hot-rolled (HR) and cold-rolled (CR) steel sheet prices in Russia’s Central Federal District around Moscow rose on reduced availability and a seasonal demand rebound in the secondary market, sources told Fastmarkets on Monday February 11. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857994/RUSSIA-FLAT-STEEL-Market-moves-up-on-reduced-availability-demand-rebound.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 15:53:00 GMTUAE’s Dana Group completes construction of CRC, HDG plantDubai-based multinational Dana Group has completed the construction of new mills for the manufacture of cold-rolled coil (CRC) and hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG) in the United Arab Emirates sheikhdom, it said on Friday February 8. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857991/UAEs-Dana-Group-completes-construction-of-CRC-HDG-plant.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 14:24:00 GMTChina HRC: Prices drop on low demandChina’s hot-rolled coil prices dropped on Tuesday February 12, dragged down by low demand.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857944/China-HRC-Prices-drop-on-low-demand.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 09:59:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 12, 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/3857929/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-12-2019.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 09:37:00 GMTChina’s CRC, HDG export prices climb on higher offers, domestic gainsExport prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil surged during the past week amid increasing offers and higher domestic prices in the country, although trading activity had yet to pick up after the holiday lull.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857937/Chinas-CRC-HDG-export-prices-climb-on-higher-offers-domestic-gains.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 08:48:00 GMTTop Japanese mill to raise HRC offers on bullish Q2 sentimentA leading Japanese steelmaker will raise its hot-rolled coil offers for March-shipment material by up to $15 per tonne due to its bullish expectations for the Asian HRC market in the second quarter of the year, a source with knowledge of the matter told Fastmarkets MB.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857840/Top-Japanese-mill-to-raise-HRC-offers-on-bullish-Q2-sentiment.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 07:37:00 GMTAsian steel plate exiting price troughs on healthy demand, leading Japanese mill saysAsian steel plate prices are expected to increase due to the healthy demand, a source at a leading Japan-based steel mill told Fastmarkets MB.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3857934/Asian-steel-plate-exiting-price-troughs-on-healthy-demand-leading-Japanese-mill-says.htmlTue, 12 Feb 2019 07:31:00 GMT