December 2018

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Prices down with fresh Baltic cargo

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import price has gone down by around $6 per tonne on Monday December 31 following the news of a booking of a fresh deep-sea cargo.

WEEKLY SCRAP WRAP: Global scrap markets muted on year-end holidays

Global ferrous scrap prices were mostly little-changed during the week ended Friday December 28 due to illiquid spot trading.

INDIA IMPORT SCRAP: Prices continue downward trend on year-end demand lull

The price of shredded ferrous scrap imported into India continued on a downward trend due to the year-end demand lull, market participants said on Friday December 28.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Market quiet on holiday periods

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import markets continued to be quiet at the end of the week amid the holiday period, sources said on Friday December 28.

Asia ferrous scrap prices stable ahead of year-end

There was thin spot trading in many parts of Asia, with most market participants having already exited the market for the year-end holidays.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: High offers; market quiet on holidays

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import market remained mostly quiet on Thursday December 27 due to the holiday period being observed in most regions.

Southeast Asian billet market quiet ahead of year-end

Import prices for steel billet in Southeast Asia remained flat on Thursday December 27 due to sparse offers, bids and transactions amid the year-end holiday season.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 27/12: SHFE base metals, bar Al, rebound; GEM signs NCA supply deal with South Korea's Ecopro; Chinese stainless steel mills lower FeCr tenders

Good morning from Fastmarkets MB’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Thursday December 27.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 27/12: LME trading set to resume; GEM in battery materials supply deal with Ecopro; major Chinese stainless mills lower ferro-chrome tenders

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Thursday December 27.

TURKEY FERROUS SCRAP: Domestic prices down in line with weakening steel values

Turkish domestic scrap prices have continued to fall over the past week in line with weakening finished steel values in the country’s export and domestic markets, sources said on Monday December 24.