July 2018

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Preliminary EU safeguarding measures, weak Turkish and Asian scrap prices, alleged anti-trust in Japan…

Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market over the past week.

POLAND REBAR: Prices stable, mills intend to move prices up

Domestic prices for rebar in Poland have been stable over the past week, but the mills are targeting a price rise, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday July 20.

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 20/07: Most LME base metals rebound; coke futures buck downward trend in China

The latest metals news and prices to start the North American day on Friday July 20.

PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue Turkey export merchant bar price

Metal Bulletin is proposing to discontinue its weekly price assessment for Turkish merchant bar exports.

PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to change Turkey domestic rebar, wire rod price assessment currencies to Turkish lira

Metal Bulletin is proposing to change the specifications of its weekly price assessments for Turkish domestic rebar and wire rod from $ per tonne to Turkish lira per tonne.

CHINA REBAR: Domestic prices flat amid stable trading

China’s domestic rebar prices held steady on Friday July 20 with trading activity remaining fairly constant after strong gains a day earlier.

Long Steel Products Trade Log, July 20, 2018

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

China AM: Coke futures buck downtrend

China’s ferrous futures largely trended downward with the exception of the coke contract during the morning trading session on Friday July 20.

FOCUS: Steelmaking boom in Algeria likely to end billet imports

Algeria's steel billet import market is set for dramatic changes in the next couple of years, largely as a result of the country's fast-growing local steel industry.

EGYPT STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Billet import prices down in slow summer market

Steel billet import prices fell this week in Egypt with new deals heard in the market, but domestic rebar prices have remained unchanged, sources told Metal Bulletin on Thursday July 19.