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We wish to express our sorrow at the passing of Mr Jose Andres Del Castillo, which occurred shortly after the SteelOrbis Fall 2013 Conference & 69th IREPAS Meeting which has just ended in Istanbul. He was a seasoned trader in steel industry with over 45 years of experience. A regular participant at the SteelOrbis Conferences […]
By Eunice Ouyang Editor, SteelOrbis China According to China’s Xinhua News Agency, till August 19, the Xinhua-China Iron Ore Price Index for imported iron ore with 63.5 percent iron content was at 138 points, up 24.32 percent or 27 points compared to the index of 111 till June 3. While, till Aug 26, the Xinhua-China Iron Ore Price Index […]
By Eunice Ouyang Editor, SteelOrbis China The Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of China’s Hebei Province announced on Aug 14 that the largest steelmaking province in China, Hebei province imported 9.63 million mt iron ore in July, up 23.15% year on year, up 28.42% on monthly basis, which hit the record new high of imported […]
Can China and Mexico’s contentious steel trade relationship be fixed? Latin America has become a beacon for excess capacity of steel in the world—reportedly around 328 million tons—due to the economic stress on Europe and the shrinking of some markets. Countries such as Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and South Korea have substantially increased their exports to […]
At the SteelOrbis Fall 2012 Conference and 67th IREPAS Meeting held in Munich, Peter Marcus from World Steel Dynamics gave a speech entitled “Steel: Opportunity in Crisis”.
Speaking at the SteelOrbis Fall 2012 Conference and 67th IREPAS Meeting held in Munich, Lutz Karpowitz, the director of FX strategy within Commerzbank, told attendees that the Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT) program of the European Central Bank (ECB) is not a game changer at all.
At the SteelOrbis Fall 2012 Conference & 67th IREPAS meeting held in Munich on September 30-October 2, Enrico Paglia from Banchero Costa presented the latest situation in the freight market and analyzed expectations.
At the SteelOrbis fall 2012 conference & 67th IREPAS meeting held in Munich on September 30-October 2, Dirk Sauter from Schrott Wetzel GmbH made a presentation enttitled “The German Scrap Market, Today and in Future.”
During the SteelOrbis fall 2012 conference & 67th IREPAS meeting held in Munich on September 30-October 2, Alexander Gordienko from CELSA Group gave a speech entitled “Global Market & Macroeconomics”, analyzing growth forecasts for the global economy and latest trends in long steel production and consumption.
On June 22, J.D. Fields & Co. Inc., a distributor of pipe and steel piling products, filed a $40 million lawsuit against its steel piling supplier Nucor-Yamato, a subsidiary of Charlotte, North Carolina-based Nucor Corporation. In the suit, J.D. Fields claims Nucor-Yamato consistently gave Skyline Steel lower prices, giving the company an unfair competitive edge. […]