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SteelOrbis provides recent interviews with the most influential steel industry players discussing the global steel markets. Access to the interviews is free of charge.


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Exports on a roll

Tuesday, 16 September 2014
SteelOrbis Shanghai speaks with Xu Qian, Overseas Market Manager – Steel International – of SUMEC International Technology Co. about the prospects for Chinese steel trading in H2.

Growing past the peak

Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Han Weidong, President Assistant of the Youfa Group, discusses how the slowdown in Chinese production is affecting the pipe market with SteelOrbis Shanghai.

Standing their ground

Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Piotr Galitzine, Chairman of TMK IPSCO, speaks with SteelOrbis San Diego about concerns facing the US pipe market, in particular the many facets of the import threat.

Dirk Weyrather from C&F on being a trader nowadays

Monday, 12 May 2014
We discussed challenges that steel trading companies are facing and the role of the trader in recent times with Dirk Weyrather from C&F International.

Kim Marti: Free trade is crucial

Friday, 04 April 2014
We had the opportunity to speak with Kim Marti Subirana from Celsa Group, the president of IREPAS, during the SteelOrbis Spring 2014 Conference & 70th IREPAS Meeting.

Interpipe targets 200,000 tons of steel billet exports

Monday, 16 December 2013
Answering SteelOrbis' questions, Fadi Hraibi, chief commercial officer of Ukraine-based Interpipe, explained his company's vision regarding the steel billet market.

Ugur Dalbeler: Producers are concerned over lack of demand and pressure on ...

Tuesday, 15 October 2013
At the opening of 69th IREPAS Meeting held in Istanbul, Ugur Dalbeler, CEO of Turkey's Colakoglu Metalurji, handed over his duties as chairman of IREPAS to Kim Marti from Celsa.

Dr. Veysel Yayan: Decline in steel output caused by higher input costs not ...

Wednesday, 09 October 2013
Dr. Veysel Yayan, general secretary of TCUD, talked to SteelOrbis during the SteelOrbis Fall 2013 Conference & 69th IREPAS Meeting held in Istanbul on September 22-24.

Kim Marti: European mills may fetch market share in US rebar market

Friday, 04 October 2013
During the SteelOrbis Fall 2013 Conference & 69th IREPAS Meeting, Kim Marti from Celsa defined the role of IREPAS as new chairman.

Duncan Pell: 2012 marks start of new era for Interpipe

Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Duncan Pell, Ukrainian pipe producer Interpipe's sales director for the Middle East and North Africa, explained Interpipe's recent investments and the vision of the company.

Sanjay Mehta: No protectionist measure expected in UAE

Friday, 29 March 2013
Sanjay Mehta, CEO of Al Nasser Industrial Enterprises, the largest integrated private steel producer in the UAE, evaluated the current situation in the UAE rebar market.

Sundeep Rao: Sohar Steel’s meltshop upgrade will be a new step forward

Friday, 29 March 2013
Sundeep Rao, director of Oman-based Sohar Steel, has answered SteelOrbis’ questions regarding the market outlook and their operations.

Gianpiero Repole: Scrap may move to somewhere around $380-385/mt in April

Tuesday, 26 March 2013
At the SteelOrbis Spring 2013 Conference & 68th IREPAS Meeting, Gianpiero Repole, commercial director of Liberty Group assessed the current situation in long steel markets.

Kim Marti: Global long steel demand to move up in 2013

Monday, 18 March 2013
During the SteelOrbis Spring 2013 Conference & 68th IREPAS Meeting, CELSA International Commercial Director Kim Marti assessed the demand outlook for long steel products in 2013.

Michael Setterdahl: Customers seek lower volumes and longer terms

Monday, 18 March 2013
During the SteelOrbis Spring 2013 Conference & 68th IREPAS Meeting, Nucor Trading managing director Michael Setterdahl evaluated the new tendencies in steel trading.

LME refocusing billet contract on Turkey, Black Sea and Europe

Friday, 21 December 2012
Against the backdrop of the significant changes affecting the LME, Chris Evans, LME's head of business development answered SteelOrbis' questions.

Zouheir Tawil: Ahead of winter, Turkish mills must assume part of the risk

Thursday, 13 December 2012
Zouheir Tawil, director of Tawil Group, has responded to our questions and expressed his views on the current state of the scrap markets.

In depth: Çolakoğlu Metalürji sets up trading company in US

Monday, 26 November 2012
Çolakoğlu Metalürji has decided to establish a presence on the ground in the US by founding a new wholly-owned subsidiary called Medtrade Inc. in Houston, Texas.

Marcus: World steel industry is in a “rutted road”

Friday, 19 October 2012
Peter Marcus from World Steel Dynamics (WSD) has assessed the current situation in the world steel industry and provided an outlook for the days to come.

Ugur Dalbeler: Chinese prices putting pressure on long steel prices

Thursday, 18 October 2012
IREPAS Chairman and CEO of Çolakoğlu Metalurji, Uğur Dalbeler has assessed the 67th IREPAS meeting and main challenges confronted by steel industry players.