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September, 27th 2020

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Weekly Steel

Issue18-19 May 7, 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Global crude steel output growth remains firm

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) says that global crude steel output from its 64 reporting countries was 155 million tonnes in March 2019, up 4.9% year-on-year. China produced 80.3mt in the month, an increase of 10% on March 2018 and still well over half of the world’s crude steel output. …

Issue17-19 April 30, 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Global steel prices fall year-on-year, iron ore rises by 50%

As May begins, Kallanish has decided to compare the current most important price indicators against prices registered in 2018. This is to understand how the market is developing in what is usually considered one of the strongest period for demand before the summer kicks in.

As expected, semis and finished …

Issue16-19 April 24, 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: worldsteel reviews global demand outlook

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has released its April 2019 short-range outlook. The association says that global steel demand will reach 1.735 million tonnes in 2019, an increase of 1.3% over 2018. In 2020, demand is projected to grow by 1% to reach 1.752mt.

The new outlook confirms the expectation …

Issue15-19 April 16, 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Iron ore price hits new 5-year record

A steady increase in Chinese steel prices at the end of last week pushed 62% Fe iron ore to its highest level in almost five years on Friday 12 April. A spurt in market optimism in China was supported by a large credit expansion in March, while import volumes also …