June 2017

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Iron ore price surge, Steel Survival Strategies conference, Maersk cyber attack

Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories affecting the steel market over the past week.

Brazil's pig iron export prices virtually stable in late June

Export prices for Brazilian pig iron reported different behaviours over the past week, amid a lack of trading activity.

CIS export pig iron prices soften amid lack of activity, competition

Export prices for CIS-origin pig iron have softened somewhat over the past seven days amid a lack of demand, Metal Bulletin has been told.

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Scrap prices rise slowly, billet prices up, Section 232 dominates in USA...

Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories affecting the steel market over the past week.

CIS export pig iron prices stable, demand sluggish

Export prices for CIS-origin pig iron were understood to have gone largely unchanged over the past week.

Brazilian pig iron export prices down on fresh deal to USA

Brazilian export prices for Minas Gerais-origin pig iron fell this week, on renewed trading activity.

China’s stainless steel prices surge on anticipated shortage

China’s domestic stainless steel prices rose sharply over the past week as trading picked up amid rumours of a supply drop.

ASIAN MORNING BRIEF 21/06: Base metals retreat; Comex copper retrenches; Rio Tinto opts for Yancoal bid

The latest news and price moves to start the Asian day on Wednesday June 21.

World DRI production up 8.5% in May, Worldsteel says

Global output of direct reduced iron (DRI) increased by 8.49% year-on-year in May 2017, according to the World Steel Assn (Worldsteel).