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Weekly Steel

Week 44 Oct. 31, 2017

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Raw material prices remain relatively stable

Last week the global indicators for ferrous raw material prices remained fairly stable in their range, continuing the trend initiated 10 October.

Scrap prices in Turkey remained stable again at $300-310/t CFR Turkey for HMS 1/2 (80:20). This is some $50/t below this year’s peak back during the summer, but …

Week 43 Oct. 24, 2017

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Global demand to grow 2.8% in 2017

Global finished steel demand will increase 7% on-year in 2017 to 1.62 billion tonnes, the World Steel Association forecasts in its latest October short-range outlook. The high growth rate, however, is partly an effect of the shift to official statistics of unrecorded demand previously satisfied by Chinese induction furnaces, which …

Week 42 Oct. 18, 2017

Kallanish Steel Weekly: China returns from holiday but no big splash

The global steel community saw activity improve again last week as China returned after its Golden Week holiday. The lull seen in the week before last proved once again that the world’s largest steel producer and user continues to define market sentiment, activity and much else for that matter. That …

Week 41 Oct. 10, 2017

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Raw materials give mixed signals despite expected recovery

Global iron ore and scrap prices prepared for a rebound towards the end of last week, following the corrections registered since the beginning of September, but signals from the market are mixed. The extent of this recovery is uncertain and the iron ore market seems to be suffering more than …