July 2019

US cold-heading quality wire rod prices at 16-month low

Weaker demand from the automotive market and high mill capacity have softened cold-heading quality (CHQ) wire rod prices, while high carbon wire rod prices remained flat from the previous month.

US revises countervailing duties on imports of Turkish rebar

The United States Department of Commerce has revised the final dumping and subsidy margins, and cash deposit rates, to be imposed on imports of rebar from Turkey.

CHINA REBAR: Prices rise on expected tightening of production curbs in Tangshan

China’s rebar prices increased slightly on Monday July 22 on concerns that the country’s steelmaking hub in the north would tighten production curbs over the remainder of this month.

Singapore's rebar import prices dip on low demand

Import prices for rebar in Singapore widened downward in the past week on low end-user demand.

Long Steel Products Trade Log, July 22, 2019

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

China's Shagang keeps long steel prices unchanged for late July

Eastern China steelmaker Shagang has rolled over the list prices for its rebar and wire rod booked and shipped in late July.

POLAND REBAR: Mills increase offers on expected scrap price rise

Domestic rebar prices in Poland have moved up due to an expected rise in scrap costs, sources told Fastmarkets on Friday July 19.

Eurofer forecasts challenging 2019 for European steel sector

European apparent steel consumption will decrease by 0.4% year-on-year over the full 12 months of 2019, according to a forecast by European steel association Eurofer published on Thursday July 18.

CHINA REBAR: Sellers cut prices to stimulate sales

China’s rebar prices dipped on Friday July 19 after selling pressure picked up in the market.

Long Steel Products Trade Log, July 19, 2019

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