March 2019

CIS LONG STEEL: Prices climb on new bookings

CIS export prices for rebar and wire rod picked up in the week ended Monday March 25 when producers managed to achieve higher sales prices.

RUSSIA REBAR: Price rises on seasonally improved demand

Rebar suppliers have increased their prices for buyers in Russia’s Central federal district, the major steel-consuming region in the country, on seasonally improved demand in the secondary market.

CHINA REBAR: Export offers up on bullish outlook for domestic market

China’s domestic rebar prices were flat on Monday March 25, though but export offers edged up amid a positive outlook for demand in the next couple of months.

POLAND REBAR: Domestic prices stable on good construction demand

Domestic prices for rebar in Poland have been largely stable over the past week, supported by strong demand in the construction industry, sources told Fastmarkets on Friday March 22.

EGYPT STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Prices down as buyers await further falls

Prices in the domestic rebar market in Egypt decreased in the week ended Thursday March 21 on a lack of trading activity, Fastmarkets has heard.

Vietnam ferrous scrap prices fall on weak demand, Taiwanese prices rise on higher offers

Import prices for ferrous scrap in Asia moved in different directions this week amid mixed market fundamentals, participants told Fastmarkets on Friday March 22.

CHINA REBAR: Domestic prices fall on weak demand

China’s domestic rebar prices dropped amid lower activity on Friday March 22, following falls in both the billet and the futures markets.

Southeast Asian billet import prices stable on limited activity

Import prices for steel billet in Southeast Asia were flat on Friday March 22 amid largely steady offer and bid levels, as well as a lack of trading activity this week.

Long Steel Products Trade Log, March 22, 2019

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

TURKEY LONG STEEL EXPORTS: Turkish rebar mills struggle with trade barriers

Turkish rebar and wire rod export prices remained stable over the past week with sluggish demand for rebar in the country’s export markets, sources said on Thursday March 21.