July 2019

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices tumble amid restrictions in north China

Seaborne iron ore prices fell across the board on Monday July 22, amid environmental restrictions imposed on steelmakers in north China.

Underperformance persists for seaborne iron ore concentrate, pellet markets

The iron ore concentrate and pellet segments remain lackluster, with prices underperforming in comparison with the general seaborne market last week.

SSAB forecasts good Q3 steel demand in US, weakening demand in Europe

Swedish steelmaker SSAB expects demand for heavy steel plate to remain strong in the United States during the third quarter of 2019 but sees demand for flat steel in Europe decreasing due to seasonal reasons.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices rise following futures gains

Physical iron ore prices rebounded on Friday July 19 amid gains in the futures markets.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, July 19, 2019

The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for iron ore, pig iron, direct-reduced iron and other steelmaking raw materials.

Anglo American's 2019 iron ore output guidance up for Minas Rio, down for Kumba [CORRECTED]

Anglo American has raised its full 2019 production guidance for its Minas Rio operations in Brazil, but has cut its output estimate for the Kumba operations in South Africa.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices retreat further in response to weak steel market

Physical iron ore prices continued to fall on Thursday July 18 with market participants becoming cautious about rising steel inventories and weaker prices in China.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, July 18, 2019

The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for iron ore, pig iron, direct-reduced iron and other steelmaking raw materials.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices weaken amid futures losses after DCE raises trading fee

Physical iron ore prices fell backward on Wednesday July 17 amid losses in the futures market, after the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) increased the cost of trading.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, July 17, 2019

The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for iron ore, pig iron, direct-reduced iron and other steelmaking raw materials.