December 2012

Turkish pig iron imports weaker again in October

Turkish pig iron imports continued to fall in October owing to greater local availability, Steel First learned from data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).

Kardemir announces sales plan for Q1 2013

Turkey’s largest integrated long products mill Kardemir has announced that it is planning to sell 471,500 tonnes of steel in the January-March quarter next year.

Ukraine pig iron prices drop $15 on lower sales

Ukraine origin pig iron prices fell $15 in the past week on lower sales levels.

Daewoo, Stemcor lawsuits force seizure of vessel containing Cosipar pig iron

The US Marshals Service has been ordered to seize nearly $14.5 million in pig iron en route on the Mississippi River.

2012 REVIEW: CIS pig iron values down 14% on lower raw materials prices

CIS-origin pig iron prices have fallen by more than 10% in the past year on lower raw materials values and lacklustre European demand for the steelmaking raw material.

Daewoo, Stemcor lawsuits force seizure of vessel containing Cosipar pig iron

The US Marshals Service has been ordered to seize nearly $14.5 million in pig iron en route on the Mississippi River.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Fresh US cargo sales push index up $1.21

Metal Bulletin's daily scrap index cfr Iskenderun was calculated at $386.87 per tonne on Friday December 21, up $1.21 from levels seen on Thursday.

Ukraine pig iron prices drop $15 on lower sales

Ukraine origin pig iron prices fell $15 in the past week on lower sales levels.

Crude steel output up 5.1% year-on-year in November, worldsteel says

Global production of crude steel was up 5.1% year-on-year in November, according to the World Steel Assn (worldsteel) on Thursday December 20.

Turkey's Kardemir cuts long steel prices as raw materials costs fall

Turkish integrated long steel producer Kardemir has opened its domestic billet, rebar, round bar, sections and bloom sales today with lower prices than its previous price list published on November 8.