December 2020

US PIG IRON: Price up on new bookings of Brazilian material

Deals for Brazil-origin pig iron boosted the US import pig iron price by 6.8% in the week to Friday December 18.

CIS PIG IRON: Market up again on short availability; suppliers review stocks

The export pig iron market from the Commonwealth of Independent States rose for the sixth consecutive week during the week to Thursday December 17 on a growing shortage, after most suppliers left the market to evaluate availability.

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Brazilian pig iron export market up further on US demand

The price for pig iron exports from Brazil went up again during the week to Friday December 11 on continued strong demand in the United States.

US PIG IRON: Market up on strong demand; buyers search for alternative supply

The import market for pig iron in the United States increased in the week to Friday December 11 on strong demand, with buyers forced to search for alternative supply, sources told Fastmarkets.

CIS PIG IRON: Market up again on shortage; further increases expected

The export pig iron price from the Commonwealth of Independent States went up again during the week to Thursday December 10 on a shortage of material with further increases expected, according to market sources.

US PIG IRON: Market stays strong on robust demand

The import market for pig iron in the United States was strong in the week to Friday December 4, due to continuing robust demand, sources said.

Brazilian pig iron export market rises on global uptrend

The price for pig iron exports from Brazil increased again during the week to Friday December 4 mainly because of a global uptrend, although trade from the country was muted over the week.

EU GREEN STEELMAKING: Thyssenkrupp begins feasibility study for hydrogen hub

German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp is conducting a joint feasibility study with energy company STEAG to develop a hydrogen hub to be used in green steel production at its Duisburg site, the company said on Thursday December 3.

CIS PIG IRON: Suppliers close further deals at higher levels

The export pig iron price from the Commonwealth of Independent States increased again during the week to Thursday December 3 on new sales to traditional markets.