December 2012

China's spot HRC prices unchanged before holiday

China’s domestic hot rolled coil prices held steady on Monday December 31 with few trading activities before the New Year holiday.

China’s HRC export prices rise $5 this week

Chinese hot rolled coil export offers and prices climbed again on Monday December 31 amid warm market sentiment.

China’s HRC export prices rise $5 this week

Chinese hot rolled coil export offers and prices climbed again on Monday December 31 amid warm market sentiment.

Sales at Japanese stockists fall in November

Sales among Japan's second-tier dealers dropped in November after two straight months of increases, on slowed demand.

Japan's steel industry warns Indonesia on CRC anti-dumping threat

The Japan Iron and Steel Federation (JISF) has criticised the conclusions of an Indonesian anti-dumping investigation into cold rolled coil imports as “unjust and extremely regrettable”.

Sales at Japanese stockists fall in November

Sales among Japan's second-tier dealers dropped in November after two straight months of increases, on slowed demand.

Japan warns Indonesia on CRC anti-dumping threat

The Japan Iron & Steel Federation (JISF) has criticised the conclusions of an Indonesian anti-dumping investigation into cold rolled coil (CRC) imports as “unjust and extremely regrettable”.

2013 OUTLOOK: CEE region faces another difficult year

This year was a difficult one for the steel industry and markets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), even though some parts of the region were better able to deflect the effects of the continent’s debt crisis.

Turkish domestic flats prices rising; buying slow

Turkey’s domestic flat steel market has been quiet due to the holiday season, but offer prices have continued climbing.