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August, 4th 2020

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Weekly Steel

Issue46-18 Nov. 20, 2018

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Global rebar values suffer as Chinese prices crash

Global rebar markets have continued to be under pressure in recent weeks as Chinese domestic prices have seen a strong downward trend, after a long period of healthy performance.

During the last two weeks, Chinese domestic rebar prices have lost over $40/tonne according to the Kallanish index, putting increasing pressure …

Issue45-18 Nov. 13, 2018

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Iron ore price approaches record annual levels

The global iron ore price has continued to perform strongly during the last several weeks, despite the weakness in Chinese finished steel prices. Last week the international benchmark for the market, the cfr China 62% Fe price, surpassed $76/tonne cfr Qingdao according to Kallanish, reaching the highest level since beginning …

Issue44-18 Nov. 6, 2018

Kallanish Steel Weekly: WTO trade barrier disputes increase

During recent weeks the number of disputes within the World Trade Organization against the US tariffs impacting steel trade have grown, with Europe and Russia being especially active.

On 18 October the European Union authorities filed a request to the WTO and its dispute settlement body to establish a panel …

Issue43-18 Oct. 30, 2018

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Scrap returns close to annual average

The global benchmark for scrap has continued to rise during the last two months, after registering a huge drop in mid-August. The Kallanish index for HMS 1/2 imported into Turkey returned last week at $335/t cfr, a level close to the annual 2018 average so far and over $30/t above …