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September, 27th 2020

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Weekly Steel

24 June 16, 2020

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Scrap to continue growing its importance within global steel production

Green” steelmaking was a key theme of this week’s Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) ferrous webinar.

Renate Featherstone, principal analyst – multi-commodity research at Wood Mackenzie, explained that steelmaking accounts for as much as 10% of global carbon emissions. Producers are therefore under mounting pressure to adopt an environmentally cleaner approach.

23 June 9, 2020

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Global steel demand to crash: worldsteel

The World Steel Association has issued its outlook for steel apparent demand, indicating that this year global demand will fall by -6.4% year-on-year, before recovering 3.8% y-o-y in 2021.

The outlook was postponed by the association due to the uncertainties created by the Covid-19 outbreak. “The COVID-19 crisis, with its …

22 June 2, 2020

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Coronavirus exacerbates further steel trade battles

The coronavirus emergency and the consequent fall in both production and demand of steel globally has fuelled a new wave of trade disputes. The market has been facing increasing limitations to global trade for many years now, but during the last month this trend has accelerated again. Many countries have …

21 May 26, 2020

Kallanish Steel Weekly: April crude steel output fall accelerates despite Chinese recovery

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) says that global crude steel output from its 64 reporting countries dipped year-on-year in April 2020 to 137.1 million tonnes, down by - 13.0% y-o-y.

Although some figures could be revised, these preliminary calculation indicates that the deceleration in output increased in April. During March …