September 2018

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Iran’s steel industry feeling US sanctions, a strengthening lira, falling European alloy surcharges

Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market during the week ended Friday September 29.

South America's coil import prices down ahead of Chinese holiday

Prices for flat steel imports in South America edged down in the week ended Friday September 28, with lower offers made ahead of a week-long holiday in China.

TURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Prices change, local demand weak

Domestic prices for coated steel coil products in Turkey dipped in the week ended Friday September 28, with demand remaining weak in the local market.

Flat Steel Products Trade Log, September 28, 2018

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.

TURKEY FLAT STEEL: Prices decrease, demand still weak in domestic market

Sentiment in Turkey’s flat steel market was negative over the week ending Friday September 28, while domestic flat steel prices decreased, sources told Metal Bulletin.

ThyssenKrupp proposes to spin off steel assets after 'investor pressure’

The board of German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp has proposed splitting the business into two separate companies – one of which would hold all the steel sector assets, including stainless steel, the company said late on Thursday September 27.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 28/09: Alcoa workers end strike; Tshipi Borwa manganese ore output drops; China HRC prices fall

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday September 28.

CHINA HRC: Prices fall before week-long break, winter production controls

China’s hot-rolled coil prices fell on Friday September 28 amid weak demand ahead of a week-long holiday to mark the country’s national day.

China AM: Ferrous futures up on recovering sentiment

China’s ferrous futures trended upward during morning trading on Friday September 28, with most contracts posted strong gains on recovering sentiment.

Flat Steel Products Trade Log, September 27, 2018

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.