February 2017

GLOBAL BILLET WRAP: China, Turkey keep fuelling steel billet price rises

The continuing upward trends in the markets for Chinese domestic billet and Turkish imported scrap have continued to fuel the rise in international steel billet prices last week, Metal Bulletin has heard.

WEEK IN REVIEW: Potential US infrastructure delay sparks commodity sell-off

Correspondent Dalton Barker reviews the past week in the non-ferrous metals markets.

NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF: Warehouse receipt forgery; aluminium cancellations; zinc ramp-ups; ferro-chrome supplies; cobalt prices; 5N Plus, Vale results

After another busy week in the Metal Bulletin offices, we take a look back at some of the key news and price moves from the past seven days in the metals markets.

LATIN AMERICA WRAP: Slab export prices down amid iron ore cost pressure

Slab export prices in Latin America have moved downward so far in February, following a trend that began at the end of January, but the market is now evaluating the potential effects of higher iron ore costs.

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Iron ore, billet prices surge; coking coal tumbles, slab prices down...

Metal Bulletin reviews some of the key news and price moves from the past week in the global steel market.

WEEK IN REVIEW: Supply disruptions fail to lift copper price

Correspondent Dalton Barker reviews the past week in the non-ferrous metals markets.

NON-FERROUS WEEK IN BRIEF: PT Freeport exports; copper TC/RCs; Escondida strike; cobalt prices; bauxite exports; manganese ore prices; antimony output concerns

Metal Bulletin rounds up some of the key news and price moves from another busy week in the metals markets.

HIGHLIGHTS: Post-holiday market in China, company results, trade policy...

Metal Bulletin reviews some of the key news and price moves from the past week in the global steel market.

WEEK IN REVIEW: Copper supply takes centre stage

Correspondent Dalton Barker reviews the past week in the non-ferrous metals markets.

WEEK IN BRIEF: Copper breaks $6,000; BHP force majeure; cobalt rallies; Freeport Indonesian deal

After another busy week in the Metal Bulletin offices, we take a look back at some of the key news and price moves from the past seven days in the metals markets.