Asiahttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2476©2017 MB60AsiaCHINA MAGNESIUM SNAPSHOT: Prices tick up on continued dolomite supply disruptions Key data from Friday June 23 pricing session in Shanghai.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727880/CHINA-MAGNESIUM-SNAPSHOT-Prices-tick-up-on-continued-dolomite-supply-disruptions.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 12:28:00 GMTGLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Chinese market rebounds as European spot and benchmark prices dropChrome ore and ferro-chrome prices jumped in China on Friday June 23 while European spot prices moved lower, with the regional quarterly benchmark falling 29%.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727903/GLOBAL-CHROME-WRAP-Chinese-market-rebounds-as-European-spot-and-benchmark-prices-drop.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 11:15:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 26/06: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Monday June 26*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727901/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-2606-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 09:27:00 GMTChina's spot HRC prices jump on futures gainsChina’s hot rolled coil prices increased on Monday June 26 as futures strengthened throughout the day.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727884/Chinas-spot-HRC-prices-jump-on-futures-gains.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 08:55:00 GMTChina’s spot rebar prices down on higher inventoryChina’s spot rebar prices were down on Monday June 26 due to pressure from higher inventory levels. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727882/Chinas-spot-rebar-prices-down-on-higher-inventory.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 08:30:00 GMTMETALS MORNING VIEW 26/06: Metals prices start European trading on a back footA weaker start to the week on the London Metal Exchange this morning, Monday June 26, with base metals prices generally weaker. Prices were down an average of 0.3%, with zinc prices leading the decline with a 0.7% fall, while copper prices are off 0.2% at $5,790 per tonne. Volume has been light with 4,224 lots traded as of 07:00 BST.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727881/METALS-MORNING-VIEW-2606-Metals-prices-start-European-trading-on-a-back-foot.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 08:10:00 GMTChina AM: Ferrous futures rangebound after a quiet weekendChina’s ferrous futures were rangebound in the morning trading session on Monday June 26 following a quiet market over the past weekend.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727872/China-AM-Ferrous-futures-rangebound-after-a-quiet-weekend.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 04:53:00 GMTGLOBAL BILLET WRAP: Prices inch up despite weak demandSteel billet prices moved up last week in most regional markets despite a general weakness in demand for long steel products, with the biggest gains seen in China and Southeast Asia. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727546/GLOBAL-BILLET-WRAP-Prices-inch-up-despite-weak-demand.htmlMon, 26 Jun 2017 00:01:00 GMTSTEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Scrap prices rise slowly, billet prices up, Section 232 dominates in USA...Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories affecting the steel market over the past week.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727793/STEEL-WEEK-IN-BRIEF-Scrap-prices-rise-slowly-billet-prices-up-Section-232-dominates-in-USA.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 21:52:00 GMTIndian importers book South Korean HRC after rejecting ‘cheaper’ Chinese offersIndian importers have rejected offers for Chinese hot rolled coil (HRC) and instead booked material from South Korea at higher prices, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727775/Indian-importers-book-South-Korean-HRC-after-rejecting-cheaper-Chinese-offers.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 19:12:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, June 23, 2017http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727402/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-June-23-2017.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 16:51:00 GMTWEEKLY SCRAP WRAP: Global scrap prices continue to rise slowlyGlobal scrap markets were looking for a clear direction, with international prices inching upward, while demand was moderate during the working week from Monday June 19 to Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727607/WEEKLY-SCRAP-WRAP-Global-scrap-prices-continue-to-rise-slowly.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 16:35:00 GMTIndian mills ‘must buy more imported scrap’ after July tax law changeLow stock levels will force steelmakers in India to ramp up their purchases of ferrous scrap but only after a reform of India’s tax system comes into force next month, market sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727708/Indian-mills-must-buy-more-imported-scrap-after-July-tax-law-change.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 16:15:00 GMTFORECAST: Upcoming labour talks could affect 1m tonnes of copper, says INTL FCStoneUpcoming labour contract talks could affect up to roughly 1.1 million tonnes of copper production if strikes go ahead at all operations, according to analyst Edward Meir of INTL FCStone. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727539/FORECAST-Upcoming-labour-talks-could-affect-1m-tonnes-of-copper-says-INTL-FCStone.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 14:56:00 GMTTaiwan scrap import market ‘confusing’ after local price dropThe import market for containerised HMS-grade ferrous scrap in Taiwan became turned uncertain this week after local mills cut their domestic buying prices for the steelmaking raw material even as the international market moved upward. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727497/Taiwan-scrap-import-market-confusing-after-local-price-drop.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 13:40:00 GMTChina’s stainless flat steel exports surge 40% in May China’s stainless flat steel export volumes increased by a sharp 40% in May from a year earlier amid strong bookings from Taiwan. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727443/Chinas-stainless-flat-steel-exports-surge-40-in-May.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMTChinese CRC exports surge in May China’s cold rolled coil exports spiked in May as a result of low prices during the procurement period.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727441/Chinese-CRC-exports-surge-in-May.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 12:35:00 GMTIRON ORE PRICES: Seaborne prices edge up ahead of weekendSeaborne iron ore prices edged up on Friday June 23 amid a pick-up in trading activity towards the end of the working day in Asia.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727495/IRON-ORE-PRICES-Seaborne-prices-edge-up-ahead-of-weekend.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 12:08:00 GMTSeaborne coking coal prices rise as Chinese buyers flock to marketTrading activity in the seaborne coking coal market continues to rise with the anticipation of domestic production cuts in China keeping buying interest buoyant, market participants said on Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727487/Seaborne-coking-coal-prices-rise-as-Chinese-buyers-flock-to-market.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 12:05:00 GMTFeng Hsin Steel cuts scrap prices despite costlier importsTaiwan’s Feng Hsin Steel has lowered the amount it is paying for domestic ferrous scrap by NT$200 ($7) per tonne in spite of an uptrend in import prices for the steelmaking raw material. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727414/Feng-Hsin-Steel-cuts-scrap-prices-despite-costlier-imports.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 11:19:00 GMTHKEX to launch gold futures on July 10; gives six-month fee waiver The Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX) will launch its dual-currency gold futures on July 10, making them the first pair of commodity futures that will be physically delivered in Hong Kong, the exchange said on Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727449/HKEX-to-launch-gold-futures-on-July-10-gives-six-month-fee-waiver.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 11:10:00 GMTIN FIGURES: China's ferro-alloys imports in MayA summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports and exports figures for May 2017.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727447/IN-FIGURES-Chinas-ferro-alloys-imports-in-May.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 11:10:00 GMTIron ore market sees little activity as week winds downThe physical iron ore market quietened down ahead of the weekend on Friday June 23, with most ferrous futures remaining rangebound for most of the day before improving just before trading ended.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727451/Iron-ore-market-sees-little-activity-as-week-winds-down.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 11:05:00 GMTIN FIGURES: China's base metal imports in MayA summary of China’s base metal imports figures for May 2017.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727445/IN-FIGURES-Chinas-base-metal-imports-in-May.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:57:00 GMTPEOPLE MOVES: GF Financial Markets ceo Andy Gooch resigns Andy Gooch, the ceo of GF Financial Markets, has resigned for personal reasons, the company said in a statement on Wednesday June 21. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727442/PEOPLE-MOVES-GF-Financial-Markets-ceo-Andy-Gooch-resigns.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:55:00 GMTLIVE FUTURES REPORT 23/06: SHFE copper inventories fall 7% Deliverable copper stocks at Shanghai Futures Exchange-approved warehouses decreased by 13,733 tonnes or 7% week-on-week to 185,281 tonnes as of Friday June 23. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727450/LIVE-FUTURES-REPORT-2306-SHFE-copper-inventories-fall-7.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:51:00 GMTChina’s spot rebar prices maintain downtrend on growing bearishness China’s spot rebar prices continued to fall for a fourth continuous day on Friday June 23 as pessimism grew. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727417/Chinas-spot-rebar-prices-maintain-downtrend-on-growing-bearishness.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:46:00 GMTChina's spot HRC prices fall on early paper lossesChina’s hot rolled coil prices retreated on Friday June 23 as trading activity wound down amid a temporary drop in the futures market.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727416/Chinas-spot-HRC-prices-fall-on-early-paper-losses.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:26:00 GMTSHFE vs LME physical arbitrage 23/06: Copper, aluminium, zinc, nickelArbitrage for copper, aluminium, zinc and nickel imported into China on Friday June 23*http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727440/SHFE-vs-LME-physical-arbitrage-2306-Copper-aluminium-zinc-nickel.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 10:18:00 GMTSemi-finished Steel Products Trade Log, June 23, 2017http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3727405/Semi-finished-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-June-23-2017.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 09:25:00 GMT