July 2020

RESEARCH: Key takeaways from the latest Steel Raw Materials Market Tracker

The latest forecasts from Fastmarkets’ team of analysts are ready to view.

FERROUS WEBINAR: Steady hopes; downside lingers

Market participants in the US ferrous supply chain attending a Fastmarkets webinar on June 30 expected prices to be largely stable in the coming months, but benchmark indicators continue to track downward as an uneven reopening of the United States economy clouds the outlook.

RESEARCH: Key takeaways from the latest Steel Scrap, Metallics Market Tracker

The latest forecasts from Fastmarkets’ team of analysts are ready to view.

US PIG IRON: Market soft before holiday on lower scrap price expectations

The pig iron market in the United States was soft and quiet during the week ended Friday July 3 because of the country’s Independence Day holiday and expectations of lower scrap prices.

CIS PIG IRON: Market dips on reduced demand, lower iron ore, scrap prices

Pig iron exported from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) declined during the week to Thursday July 2 on lower demand from China and lower iron ore and scrap prices, sources told Fastmarkets.

RESEARCH: Key takeaways from the latest Steel Raw Materials Market Tracker

The latest forecasts from Fastmarkets’ team of analysts are ready to view.

India’s JSPL agrees to sell stake in Jindal Shadeed

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has accepted a binding bid for its entire stake in Omani steel producer Jindal Shadeed Iron & Steel in an attempt to reduce company debt, the Indian steelmaker has announced.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from July 1

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday July 1 that are worth another look.

Brazil's Samarco on track to resume ops by year end, company says

Brazilian iron ore pellet producer Samarco is on schedule to resume operations by the end of 2020 despite health and safety measures taken to prevent Covid-19 from spreading among workers, the company told Fastmarkets on Wednesday July 1.