Carbon steelhttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1835©2018 MB60Carbon steelUS hot-rolled coil index dips despite shortage warningsHot-rolled coil prices in the United States slipped for this first time this month on an import glut and as lead times have stretched into the typically slower summer months.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809830/US-hot-rolled-coil-index-dips-despite-shortage-warnings.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 22:04:00 GMTSTEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Reactions to Section 232, Ramadan lull, strike action in Brazil...Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market over the past week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809835/STEEL-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-Reactions-to-Section-232-Ramadan-lull-strike-action-in-Brazil.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 21:15:00 GMTTURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Some prices slide on slow demandSome of the coated coil prices in Turkey decreased this week, with demand remaining poor in both the local and export markets, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday May 25.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809708/TURKEY-COATED-FLAT-STEEL-Some-prices-slide-on-slow-demand.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 17:27:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, May 25, 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/3809371/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-May-25-2018.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 16:57:00 GMTSouth American flat steel import prices steady in quiet marketImport prices for flat steel products in South America were once again unchanged this week, Metal Bulletin heard on Friday May 25. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809664/South-American-flat-steel-import-prices-steady-in-quiet-market.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 16:38:00 GMTTURKEY FLAT STEEL: Prices steady on limited demand, uncertain marketMost flat steel prices in Turkey’s domestic, import and export markets have been stable this week, with demand remaining limited, market participants told Metal Bulletin on Friday May 25. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809615/TURKEY-FLAT-STEEL-Prices-steady-on-limited-demand-uncertain-market.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 16:08:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic prices rise amid flat demandChina’s domestic hot-rolled coil prices moved up on Friday May 25 amid the stable trading activity. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809389/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-prices-rise-amid-flat-demand.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 09:45:00 GMTMETAL BULLETIN DAILY PDFs Daily PDFs will be downloadable until Monday May 28. After that, because of the UK’s Spring bank holiday, the next daily PDF will be downloadable on Wednesday May 30.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809403/METAL-BULLETIN-DAILY-PDFs.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 09:43:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures retreat againChina’s ferrous futures were subdued during morning trading on Thursday May 24, with only the hot-rolled coil contract ending the session just above negative territory after posting solid gains a day earlier.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809379/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-retreat-again.htmlFri, 25 May 2018 06:22:00 GMTTruckers' strike delays steel shipments, hurts production in BrazilThe continuing strike by Brazilian truck drivers over recent rises in fuel prices is causing delays to local steel shipments and exerting a knock-on effect on output levels, sources told Metal Bulletin on Thursday May 24. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809357/Truckers-strike-delays-steel-shipments-hurts-production-in-Brazil.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 20:48:00 GMTMechel’s earnings down 19% in Q1 2018 on weak mining resultsEarnings at Russian miner and steel producer Mechel dropped by 19% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018 due to weaker sales by its mining division, the company announced on Thursday May 24. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809295/Mechels-earnings-down-19-in-Q1-2018-on-weak-mining-results.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 19:15:00 GMTNORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 24/05: Lead keeps strength; Novelis doubles Ali sheet capacity; Jinchuan, Nornickel gap closesThe latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Thursday May 24. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809225/NORTH-AMERICAN-MORNING-BRIEF-2405-Lead-keeps-strength-Novelis-doubles-Ali-sheet-capacity-Jinchuan.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic prices flat on recovering futures China’s domestic hot-rolled coil prices stopped falling on Thursday May 24 amid gains in the futures market and a pick-up in trading activity. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809184/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-prices-flat-on-recovering-futures.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 10:44:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, May 24, 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/3809170/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-May-24-2018.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 09:06:00 GMTJapan's crude steel output flat in AprilJapan’s crude steel output was stable in April compared with a year earlier, according to the latest data from the Japan Iron & Steel Federation (JISF).http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809174/Japans-crude-steel-output-flat-in-April.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 08:02:00 GMTChina AM: HRC contract rises, but others remain weak China’s hot-rolled coil futures bucked the trend during morning trading on Thursday May 24, ending the session higher while other contracts continued to soften. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809177/China-AM-HRC-contract-rises-but-others-remain-weak.htmlThu, 24 May 2018 06:42:00 GMTGovernment inaction on HRC subsidies 'contradictory', 'unrealistic', Brazil steel group saysThe Brazilian steel institute, Aço Brasil, considers the government’s decision to reject trade sanctions against imports of hot-rolled coil (HRC) from China to be “contradictory” and “unrealistic,” despite finding confirmation of subsidy practices. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809161/Government-inaction-on-HRC-subsidies-contradictory-unrealistic-Brazil-steel-group-says.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 20:58:00 GMTTat Metal to add pickling capacity; second HDG line starts productionTurkish steelmaker Tat Metal will add a pickling line with capacity for 1.5 million tonnes per year to its facilities at Eregli in northern Turkey by the end of 2018, a company executive told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday May 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809153/Tat-Metal-to-add-pickling-capacity-second-HDG-line-starts-production.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 19:02:00 GMTEUROPE HRC: Domestic prices to stabilize on lower competition with import Domestic prices for hot-rolled coil (HRC) are expected to be stable in May on lower demand for imported coil and good order books, sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday May 23.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808986/EUROPE-HRC-Domestic-prices-to-stabilize-on-lower-competition-with-import.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 17:05:00 GMTEurope threatens tax retaliation if steel, aluminium not exempted from US 232 import tariffsThe European Commission (EC) will set a 25% safeguard duty on steel and aluminium imported from the US from June 20 this year if the EU is not exempted from Section 232 tariffs. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3809023/Europe-threatens-tax-retaliation-if-steel-aluminium-not-exempted-from-US-232-import-tariffs.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 17:04:00 GMTIRON ORE WEEK: SGX sees internationalization of markets as opportunity to growThe internationalization of iron ore futures traded on the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) emerged as a key discussion topic at the Singapore Exchange's (SGX) 2018 Iron Ore Week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808871/IRON-ORE-WEEK-SGX-sees-internationalization-of-markets-as-opportunity-to-grow.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 14:59:00 GMTEUROPE PLATE: Lack of competitive import offers supports stable domestic pricesDomestic prices for heavy steel plate in Europe have been largely unchanged over the past week, supported by lack of competitive import offers, sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday 23.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808950/EUROPE-PLATE-Lack-of-competitive-import-offers-supports-stable-domestic-prices.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 14:50:00 GMTUS confirms high duties on Vietnamese flat steel importsVietnamese flat steel using China-origin substrate will face high duties if imported into the United States, the Department of Commerce said on May 21.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808861/US-confirms-high-duties-on-Vietnamese-flat-steel-imports.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 12:15:00 GMTChina still subject to Section 232 aluminium, steel import tariffs - US Treasury’s Mnuchin Chinese aluminium and steel imports into the United States will remain subjected to import tariffs imposed after Section 232 investigations despite both countries agreeing to hold off on a trade war. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808875/China-still-subject-to-Section-232-aluminium-steel-import-tariffs-US-Treasurys-Mnuchin.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 10:13:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic prices drop further on futures lossesChina’s domestic hot-rolled coil market picked up more downward momentum on Wednesday May 23 amid weakening futures.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808876/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-prices-drop-further-on-futures-losses.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 10:11:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, May 23, 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/3808865/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-May-23-2018.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 09:24:00 GMTArgentina's crude steel output rises by 26% in AprilArgentina’s crude steel output grew by 26% year on year in April, according to figures released by the national steel association, Acero Argentino, on Tuesday May 22. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808847/Argentinas-crude-steel-output-rises-by-26-in-April.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 08:03:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures drop amid weak physical marketChina’s ferrous futures declined during morning trading on Wednesday May 23 following the weakening of prices in the physical market a day earlier.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808866/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-drop-amid-weak-physical-market.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 07:40:00 GMTChina’s plate export prices edge up amid strong domestic marketChinese steel plate export prices increased slightly over the past week after domestic prices stayed relatively steady at high levels, although overseas demand remained muted.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808860/Chinas-plate-export-prices-edge-up-amid-strong-domestic-market.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 07:12:00 GMTChina’s CRC, HDG export prices stable on thin tradingExport prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil held steady over the past week amid sustained weakness in overseas demand and flat domestic prices.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3808859/Chinas-CRC-HDG-export-prices-stable-on-thin-trading.htmlWed, 23 May 2018 06:46:00 GMT