December 2019

US PIG IRON: Sentiment boosted by higher scrap prices

The import pig iron market in the United States was calm during the week ended Friday December 6, but sentiment was positive due to an increase in scrap prices.

CIS PIG IRON: Suppliers sold out, waiting for higher prices

The export pig iron market in the Commonwealth of Independent States was calm during the week ended Thursday December 5, with suppliers sold out and waiting for higher prices.

Regional construction projects will continue to stimulate Middle East steel demand - Fastmarkets survey

Large regional construction projects will remain the main driver of steel demand in the Middle East in the medium term, steel sector professionals told Fastmarkets in a survey ahead of the 23nd Middle East Iron & Steel Conference in Dubai later this month.

Four things we learned about Middle East steel at AISU 2019

The Arab Iron & Steel Union (AISU) held its annual summit in Tunis, Tunisia, on November 27-28. Here are four things that Fastmarkets learnt at the event:

US PIG IRON: Market quietens ahead of Thanksgiving

The import pig iron market in the United States became steadily more quiet during the week ended Friday November 29 as buyers completed restocking ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.