Carbon steelhttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1835©2017 MB60Carbon steelSTEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Winter cuts in China, higher scrap prices, trade policy...Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories affecting the steel market over the past week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3768005/STEEL-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-Winter-cuts-in-China-higher-scrap-prices-trade-policy.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 18:05:00 GMTTURKEY FLAT STEEL: Prices keep falling, demand declinesMost flat steel prices in Turkey continued to fall this week, with demand weak because buyers want to avoid booking toward the end of the year as well as avoiding purchases when prices are falling, Metal Bulletin has heard. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767883/TURKEY-FLAT-STEEL-Prices-keep-falling-demand-declines.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 16:27:00 GMTTURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Prices increase, demand improves Coated flat steel prices increased in Turkey this week on improving domestic demand, sources told Metal Bulletin.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767886/TURKEY-COATED-FLAT-STEEL-Prices-increase-demand-improves.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 16:25:00 GMTSouth America's flat steel import prices steady as Chinese winter cuts startImport prices for flat steel products into South America were largely stable this week, amid uncertainty about the effects of winter output cuts in China. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767808/South-Americas-flat-steel-import-prices-steady-as-Chinese-winter-cuts-start.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 15:22:00 GMTLatin America's HRC export prices down on fresh offersLatin America’s export prices for hot-rolled coil (HRC) were down this week, due to low-priced offers in South America. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767591/Latin-Americas-HRC-export-prices-down-on-fresh-offers.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 12:50:00 GMTPRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue Iran import HDG coil priceMetal Bulletin proposes to discontinue its assessment for Iran import hot-dipped galvanized coil cfr Iranian ports from December 19, 2017. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767645/PRICING-NOTICE-Proposal-to-discontinue-Iran-import-HDG-coil-price.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 09:38:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic market retreats as futures weaken furtherChina’s domestic prices for hot-rolled coil dropped on Friday November 17 following a sharp decline in the paper market.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767628/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-market-retreats-as-futures-weaken-further.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 09:10:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, November 17, 2017The 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/3767622/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-November-17-2017.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 08:07:00 GMTVietnam’s Nam Kim Steel adds 200,000 tpy of cold strip capacityVietnam’s Nam Kim Steel has increased its cold strip capacity by 200,000 tonnes per year with the start-up of a new reversing cold mill.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767611/Vietnams-Nam-Kim-Steel-adds-200000-tpy-of-cold-strip-capacity.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 07:17:00 GMTChina AM: Steel futures down, raw materials contracts edge upChina’s ferrous futures remained mixed during morning trading on Friday November 17, with steel contracts falling while those for steelmaking raw materials posting some gains.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767614/China-AM-Steel-futures-down-raw-materials-contracts-edge-up.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 06:52:00 GMTRail wagon shortage may force logistics rethink on German steelmakersGerman steel companies could turn to alternative shipping methods because national railway operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) has been unable to meet demand with the number of wagons it is operating, sources told Metal Bulletin this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767383/Rail-wagon-shortage-may-force-logistics-rethink-on-German-steelmakers.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 16:12:00 GMTThree Turkish steel traders join EurometalTurkish steel stockists and traders Soybas, Gokmetal and Yametas have now become members of Eurometal, the European steel association said on Tuesday November 14. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767405/Three-Turkish-steel-traders-join-Eurometal.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 14:04:00 GMTEuropean new car sales up 6% in OctoberThe number of new passenger car sales in the European Union increased by 5.92% year-on-year in October, following a small decline in September. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767355/European-new-car-sales-up-6-in-October.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:49:00 GMTWuppermann sells off five subsidiaries, exits sheet metal sectorGerman steel processor Wuppermann has sold off five of its businesses to compatriot investment firm Lafayette Capital, thereby leaving the sheet metal-processing sector, it said this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767381/Wuppermann-sells-off-five-subsidiaries-exits-sheet-metal-sector.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:33:00 GMTIRAN FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Buying thin as lower local prices dampen interest Buying activity in the Iranian import flat steel market was modest in the week to Wednesday November 15 as prices for foreign material were significantly higher than the domestic market, sources told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767359/IRAN-FLAT-STEEL-IMPORTS-Buying-thin-as-lower-local-prices-dampen-interest.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 11:29:00 GMTEUROPE PLATE: Domestic prices drop as demand falls awayDomestic prices for heavy steel plate in Southern Europe dropped this week on a lack of buying activity, sources told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767348/EUROPE-PLATE-Domestic-prices-drop-as-demand-falls-away.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 09:53:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Subdued futures keep domestic prices steadyChina’s domestic prices for hot-rolled coil prices were unchanged on Thursday November 16 amid softening futures. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767347/CHINA-HRC-Subdued-futures-keep-domestic-prices-steady.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 09:50:00 GMTEUROPE CRC: Prices stabilize in slow marketPrices for cold-rolled coil (CRC) across Europe have been largely unchanged over the past week as market activity remains slow, sources told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767350/EUROPE-CRC-Prices-stabilize-in-slow-market.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 09:37:00 GMTEUROPE HDG: Market slowdown has no impact on pricesDomestic prices for hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG) in Europe remained unchanged over the past week despite the seasonal market slowdown, sources told Metal Bulletin. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767352/EUROPE-HDG-Market-slowdown-has-no-impact-on-prices.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 09:23:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, November 16, 2017The 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/3767333/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-November-16-2017.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMTKobe Steel maintains JIS certification on major steel products There is no change to the certification of Kobe Steel’s major steel products under the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS), a spokesman for the steelmaker told Metal Bulletin on Thursday November 16.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767327/Kobe-Steel-maintains-JIS-certification-on-major-steel-products.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 06:44:00 GMTChina AM: Futures mixed on uncertain outlook for various segmentsFerrous futures in China were mixed during morning trading on Thursday November 16 on differing sentiment in the steel and steelmaking raw materials markets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767328/China-AM-Futures-mixed-on-uncertain-outlook-for-various-segments.htmlThu, 16 Nov 2017 06:07:00 GMTEUROPE HRC: Domestic prices stable despite lower import offersDomestic prices for hot-rolled coil (HRC) in Northern and Southern Europe have been unaffected by lower offers from overseas, sources told Metal Bulletin this week. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767273/EUROPE-HRC-Domestic-prices-stable-despite-lower-import-offers.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 18:01:00 GMTEgypt’s Ashry Steel to invest in CRC, HDG productionEgyptian rebar, sections and steel tube and pipe producer Ashry Steel will invest in new plant for the production of 500,000 tonnes per year of cold-rolled coil (CRC) and 350,000 tpy of hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG), Metal Bulletin has heard. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767081/Egypts-Ashry-Steel-to-invest-in-CRC-HDG-production.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 14:57:00 GMTManufacturing took 44% share of Japan's domestic steel orders in AugustThe manufacturing sector in Japan accounted for 44%, or 1.59 million tonnes, of total domestic steel orders in August, according to the latest data from the Japan Iron & Steel Federation (JISF).http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767020/Manufacturing-took-44-share-of-Japans-domestic-steel-orders-in-August.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 10:06:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, November 15, 2017The 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/3767008/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-November-15-2017.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 09:31:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic market retreats after one week of increasesChina’s domestic prices for hot-rolled coil retreated on Wednesday November 15 after a weakening of the paper market.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767025/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-market-retreats-after-one-week-of-increases.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 09:07:00 GMTChina AM: Steel, raw materials futures move in opposite directions Ferrous futures in China were mixed during morning trading on Wednesday November 15 WITH steel contracts moving down while those for raw materials headed in the opposite direction. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767012/China-AM-Steel-raw-materials-futures-move-in-opposite-directions.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 05:48:00 GMTChina’s plate export prices stabilize after two-week declineChina’s plate export prices held steady over the past week after declining for a fortnight as the domestic market regained some lost ground.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767005/Chinas-plate-export-prices-stabilize-after-two-week-decline.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 05:12:00 GMTChina’s CRC, HDG export prices firm as uncertainties remainChina’s export prices for cold-rolled coil remained unchanged over the past week while those for hot-dipped galvanized coil narrowed upward on the back of a modest rebound in the domestic market.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3767002/Chinas-CRC-HDG-export-prices-firm-as-uncertainties-remain.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 04:35:00 GMT