November 2020

Brazilian pig iron export market up on new sale to US

The price for pig iron exports from Brazil increased further during the week to Friday November 27 on sales to the United States, Fastmarkets has heard.

US PIG IRON: Import price jumps in 'supplier market'

The import price on pig iron price in the United States increased sharply during the week to Friday November 27 because buyers badly needed to restock.

CIS PIG IRON: Black Sea export price up 15% on shortages

Prices for pig iron exported from Black Sea ports increased by around 15% over the past week because of strong demand and a shortage of material, sources told Fastmarkets.

EU GREEN STEELMAKING: LKAB launches new strategy to meet carbon-neutral goals

Swedish state-owned iron-ore producer LKAB will undergo a transformation with a new company strategy to meet its goals for net-zero carbon emissions, and will invest heavily in its operations to achieve this, the company said on Monday November 23.

RESEARCH: Key takeaways from Coaltrans Asia; what to expect for scrap, metallics demand in China

The latest forecasts from Fastmarkets’ team of analysts are ready to view.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from November 25

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Wednesday November 25 that are worth another look.

Metalloinvest to increase HBI output, shipment volumes

Russian steelmaker Metalloinvest, the largest global supplier of hot-briquetted iron (HBI), may increase its shipments by early 2023 when modernization at one of its plants is completed.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from November 20

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Friday November 20 that are worth another look.

US PIG IRON: Demand low but global prices stimulate market growth

Demand for imported pig iron was low in the United States during the week to Friday November 20 but a global uptrend has stimulated market growth.

Brazilian pig iron export market up again on shortage

The price for pig iron exports from Brazil went up again during the week to Friday November 20 on strong demand in both the export and domestic markets.