December 2018

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, December 24, 2018

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 slip on steel, futures retreat

Physical iron ore prices dipped on Monday December 24 following declines in China’s steel and futures markets.

Seaborne iron ore conc, pellet prices rise amid general uptrend

Seaborne iron ore concentrate and pellet prices advanced in the week ended December 21 amid a general pickup in markets of the steelmaking raw material.

China AM: Ferrous futures start the week on an uptrend

China’s ferrous futures started the trading week on Monday December 24 on a positive note, with the coking coal and coke contracts leading prices higher.

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Rising DR pellet demand, declining European HRC prices, delayed EU safeguarding decision…

Fastmarkets reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market during the week ended Friday December 21.

MEIS 2018: Five things we learned

Fastmarkets MB hosted the 22nd Middle East Iron & Steel conference in Dubai last week. Here are five things we learned...

Steelmaking Raw Materials Trade Log, December 21, 2018

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

NORTH AMERICAN MORNING BRIEF 21/12: Metro International winds down LME warehousing; global crude steel output rises; minor metals 2018 review

The latest metal markets news and price moves to start the North American day on Friday December 21.

IRON ORE DAILY: Prices rangebound after yesterday’s surge

Seaborne iron ore prices were rangebound on Friday December 21 after a jump on the previous day.

Anglo American expects 16-19mln tonnes iron ore output at Minas Rio next year as ops resume

Anglo American’s Minas Rio iron ore operation in Brazil is expected to produce 16-19 million tonnes of iron ore (wet basis) next year, the miner said on Friday December 21, as it announced the restart of operations after a suspension earlier this year.