September 2018

US PIG IRON: Mixed expectations in scrap, HRC markets push pig iron prices down

The pig iron import market in the United States continues to move down on mixed expectations of the future trends in prices for scrap steel and hot-rolled coil (HRC).

CIS PIG IRON: Prices decrease on weak key markets

The export market for pig iron from the Commonwealth of Independent States has weakened further on weak key outlets the United States and Ukraine.

Tula-Steel starts rebar output, no impact on pig iron market

Russia's Industrial Metallurgical Holding (IMH) company began producing steel rebar at its new Tula-Steel subsidiary facility last week.

Brazilian pig iron exports increase 12% in August on higher shipments to North America

Brazilian pig iron export volumes increased by 12.19% year-on-year in August, on higher shipments to the United States and Mexico.

US PIG IRON: Market weak and quiet, awaiting price direction

The pig iron import market in the United States softened further in the week ended Friday September 14 on weak scrap prices. No deals were heard, because the future price direction was not clear, Metal Bulletin was told.

Brazil export pig iron price weaker on lower bids

The Brazilian export pig iron market has softened further this week, with buyers insisting on lower prices, Metal Bulletin heard on Friday September 14.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 14/09: SHFE base metals prices mixed; Metal Bulletin completes benchmark assurance review; execs advocate talks, not tariffs on China ali overcapacity

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s offices in Asia as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Friday September 14.

CIS PIG IRON: Market slow as buyers await trade conference

The export market for pig iron from the Commonwealth of Independent States has weakened on falling scrap prices in the major outlet regions.

US PIG IRON: Import market retreats on scrap weakness, low-priced Brazil deal

The pig iron import market in the United States declined further due to a sharp drop in ferrous scrap prices, with a low booking price for material originating from Brazil reported.

Southern Brazil export pig iron price drops on weaker domestic market

A pig iron supplier from southern Brazil sold a cargo to the United States at a lower price due to the weakened domestic market.