September 2018

CHINA REBAR: Domestic prices flat despite billet losses

China’s domestic rebar prices remained largely stable on Wednesday September 26, even as billet prices dropped sharply.

China AM: Futures mixed in first hours of trade

China’s ferrous futures were mixed in the morning trading session on Wednesday September 26, with steel and coke contracts down, but iron ore and coking coal contracts up slightly.

China’s wire rod export prices flat amid sparse trading

Export prices for Chinese wire rod were unchanged over the past week in spite of continued weakness in demand, Metal Bulletin heard on Tuesday September 25.

Long Steel Products Trade Log, September 25, 2018

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

GULF STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Limited demand pushes prices down

Prices for rebar and billet in the United Arab Emirates went down in the week ended Tuesday September 25, while demand continued to be limited, sources told Metal Bulletin.

China’s Jianbang to add 600,000 tpy of rebar capacity

Shanxi province-based Jianbang Group is to build a 600,000 tonne-per-year (tpy) rebar mill by the end of 2019, with capability to double its output at a later stage.

CHINA REBAR: Domestic prices flat in lackluster trading

China’s domestic rebar prices were largely flat on Tuesday September 25 in line with the soft demand.

China AM: Ferrous futures mostly down; coking coal bucks the trend

China’s ferrous futures were mostly down during morning trading on Tuesday September 25, with the steel, iron ore and coke contracts falling while coking coal contracts rose.

RUSSIA REBAR: Market softens on signs of weakening demand

The steel rebar market in Russia’s Central Federal District, the major steel-consuming region in the country, has started to show signs of softening on lower demand from end-users.

CIS LONG STEEL: Prices soften as Turkish market weakens

CIS export wire rod and rebar prices decreased in the week ended Monday September 24, on the downtrend in the Turkish market that is being driven by modest demand in both the export and domestic markets.