IRON ORE DAILY: Seaborne prices close in on $100/tonne amid rush to build inventories ahead of National Day holiday in China

Seaborne iron ore prices surged on Thursday September 12 amid support from Chinese steelmakers stocking up ahead of the week-long National Day holiday at the start of October. Fastmarkets iron ore indices 62% Fe fines, cfr Qingdao: $99.30 per tonne, up $4.64 per tonne. 62% Fe Pilbara Blend fines, cfr Qingdao: $99.69 per tonne, up $4.64 per…

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CHINA REBAR: Prices flat amid inactivity

China’s rebar prices were unchanged in both domestic and export market on Thursday September 12 amid thin trading. Domestic Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,650-3,680 yuan ($513-517) per tonne, unchanged Northern China (Beijing): 3,620-3,650 yuan per tonne, unchanged Buyers from the construction sector had stocked up on materials in the past three days, ahead of a public…

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