May 2021

RESEARCH: Key takeaways from the latest Steel Scrap and Metallics Market Tracker

The latest forecasts and analysis of the steel scrap and merchant metallics markets from the Fastmarkets research team are ready to view.

US PIG IRON: Prices follow uptrend in global market

Pig iron import prices in the United States increased during the week to Friday May 7, following the uptrend in the global market.

Brazilian pig iron export prices rise on higher-priced deals

Pig iron export prices from Brazil increased further on new sales in the week to Friday May 7, sources told Fastmarkets.

CIS PIG IRON: Bullish suppliers raise prices on strong upstream, downstream markets

Export prices for pig iron from the Commonwealth of Independent States rose further in the week to Thursday May 6 due to the bullish sentiment of suppliers and strong markets in the supply chain.

COMMENT: China's new ferrous tax regime to kickstart new era of steel

China's new tax regime for ferrous raw materials and steel exports will kick off a new era for the steel sector, one in which demand and supply will become more balanced and the country cuts its dependency on iron ore at a faster pace.