June 2013

FEATURE: Brazilian, CIS producers seek options in weak pig iron market

Brazilian and CIS pig iron producers are looking to adjust their output and marketing strategies in response to the current challenging market conditions.

Asean steelmakers should find ‘commonality’ to work together

Steel producers in Southeast Asia should work together to tackle some of the shared issues confronting them, according to a key industry executive.

CIS pig iron market remains at a standstill

A lack of activity on both buying and selling sides has continued to afflict the CIS pig iron market, leaving prices unchanged on Thursday June 6.

CIS pig iron market standstill continues

Lack of activity on both buying and selling sides has continued to afflict the CIS pig iron market, leaving prices unchanged on Thursday June 6.

FEATURE: Brazilian, CIS pig iron makers to feel fallout from Nucor's US DRI plant

Nucor’s move into production of direct reduced iron (DRI) in the USA is expected to reduce global trade flows of pig iron into the country, affecting producers from Brazil and, to a lesser extent, Russia and Ukraine.