December 2019

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Market stays silent ahead of New Year celebrations

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import market continued to stay quiet ahead of the New Year celebrations, sources said on Tuesday December 31.

EUROPE HRC: Domestic prices steady in slow market

The domestic price for hot-rolled coil in Northern Europe was unchanged on Tuesday December 31 due to limited trading activity, sources told Fastmarkets.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices strengthen amid derivative gains

Seaborne iron ore prices rose on Tuesday December 31 amid advances in derivatives markets.

COKING COAL DAILY: Prices end the year higher

Seaborne coking coal prices ended the year higher on Tuesday December 31, with a premium low-vol cargo fetching more than $140 per tonne fob Australia.

GULF FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Prices move up despite slow market

Flat steel import offer prices in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia increased this week, despite demand being weak in the run up to the end of the year, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday December 31.

GULF STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Prices increase, demand moderate

Domestic and import prices for steel rebar and billet in the United Arab Emirates increased over the past week, while demand was moderate, market sources said on Tuesday December 31.

CHINA REBAR: Busy stockists help to push up prices

China’s rebar prices rose in the east on Tuesday December 31, bolstered by restocking activity by stockists in expectation of price increases in January.

Long Steel Products Trade Log, December 31, 2019

The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for rebar, wire rod, steel beams and other long steel products.

CHINA HRC: Export trading active on higher global prices

China’s domestic hot-rolled coil prices remained firm on Tuesday December 31 despite thin trading, while exporters enjoyed active trading amid a rise in prices globally.

Flat Steel Products Trade Log, December 31, 2019

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.