November 2019

CIS PIG IRON: Prices up on higher sales

Export pig iron prices from the Commonwealth of Independent States have increased during the week ended Thursday November 14, on resumed sales to the United States - the largest market - at higher levels, sources told Fastmarkets.

PRICING NOTICE: Change to Fastmarkets MB’s midpoints and averages

Fastmarkets MB will from next month display in the Price Book calculated price midpoints and averages that are rounded to two decimal places.

PRICING NOTICE: Amendment to pig iron/HBI price assessment publication times

Fastmarkets has amended the publication times of its weekly global pig iron and hot-briquetted iron (HBI) price assessments from 3pm to 4pm London time.

US PIG IRON: Market up on higher scrap prices

The pig iron import market in the United States strengthened in the week ended Friday November 8 on higher scrap prices, sources told Fastmarkets.

CIS PIG IRON: Prices up on improved demand, higher scrap values

Export pig iron prices from the Commonwealth of Independent States went up on improved demand, supported by higher scrap prices, sources told Fastmarkets this week.

US PIG IRON: Bookings paused awaiting clarity in scrap market

Booking activity in the United States import pig iron market has come to a standstill until the price trend in ferrous scrap for November becomes clear, sources told Fastmarkets on Friday November 1.

Brazilian export pig iron prices up on supply-demand imbalance

Pig iron exporters in southern Brazil increased deal prices due to a supply-demand imbalance, sources told Fastmarkets on Friday November 1, although the sources differed on the source of the imbalance - higher demand or lower availability.

CIS PIG IRON: Suppliers bullish on lower availability, better market mood in US

Pig iron exporters in the Commonwealth of Independent States have raised their offer prices to key outlet the United States on low material availability and better market fundamentals, market sources said.