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November, 11th 2019

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Weekly Steel

Issue27-19 09 Jul 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: How are the German steel webshops faring?

BOF-based producers are facing severe pressure due mainly to increasing raw material costs, with closures confirmed and threats of potential closures in several regions. The only solution may be to slow down and stop inefficient facilities, says the International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association (Irepas) in its monthly market report ...

Issue26-19 02 Jul 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Brexit remains major concern for UK steel industry

The UK steel sector is facing ever greater uncertainty as a result of Brexit, according to various speakers at the Kallanish Europe Steel Markets 2019 in Amsterdam last week. Although this is unlikely to be resolved in the near future, the sector could also have an enormous opportunity, however, if ...

Issue25-19 25 Jun 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Global prices for flat products continue to erode

The market for flat products has been suffering from increasing pressure since the second part of last year, as prices have started to trend down globally due to a slowdown in demand. This has happened, nevertheless, as input costs (particularly iron ore prices) have continued to remain elevated, severely impacting ...

Issue24-19 18 Jun 2019

Kallanish Steel Weekly: Iron ore hits price hits new recent-high

Last week the iron ore index published daily by Kallanish reached a new five-year record due to continued market concerns about tight supply of the seaborne product. On Thursday, KORE 62% Fe index  reached $108.23/dry metric ton cfr Qingdao, surging almost $10/tonne over four days.

This was ...