September 2019

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, September 20, 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 further amid steel losses

Physical iron ore prices continued to slide on Friday September 20 amid further losses in the steel markets.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices drop below $95 on declines in futures, steel

Seaborne iron ore prices continued to fall on Thursday September 19 amid retreats in the futures and steel markets.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, September 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.

IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices dip amid choppy futures trading

Seaborne iron ore prices softened further on Wednesday September 18 amid a roller-coaster ride in the futures market.

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, September 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.

SAIL allowed to sell 25% of annual iron ore output as India looks to avoid supply shortfall

India has given the go-ahead to the state-owned Steel Authority of India (SAIL), to sell up to 7 million tonnes of iron ore annually , to maintain security of raw material supplies ahead of the expiration of 31 mining leases in the country next year.

Seaborne iron ore concentrate discounts narrow, pellet market activity limited

Seaborne iron ore concentrate prices continued to see narrower discounts last week, while pellet market activity remained lackluster.

DCE shifts iron ore futures delivery standard from specs to brand

China’s Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) has formally launched the brand delivery mechanism for its iron ore futures to replace the current delivery threshold of specifications.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices soften amid futures losses, FMG widens low-grade adjustments

Physical iron ore prices weakened on Tuesday September 17 amid losses in the futures markets.