Here are another five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Friday August 23 that are worth another look.

Here are another five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Friday August 23 that are worth another look. The government of Canada has announced measures to prevent the transshipment of aluminium into the United States, building on commitments made when the US removed its Section 232 import tariffs in May. The Chinese government…

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The weakening of the yuan to a decade-low against the US dollar is causing a lot of disruption to steel trading markets in Asia, sources told Fastmarkets this week.

The weakening of the yuan to a decade-low against the US dollar is causing a lot of disruption to steel trading markets in Asia, sources told Fastmarkets this week. “The situation is very chaotic now, and bids and offers are all over the place,” a trader in East Asia said on Monday August 5. China’s…

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Brazilian iron ore exports fell by 4.7% on the year in July, with Vale’s successful resumption of some of its suspended operations slowing the rate of decrease in comparison with those a few months earlier, data released last week by Brazil’s ministry of economy showed.

Brazilian iron ore exports fell by 4.7% on the year in July, with Vale’s successful resumption of some of its suspended operations slowing the rate of decrease in comparison with those a few months earlier, data released last week by Brazil’s ministry of economy showed. The country exported 34.27 million tonnes of the steelmaking raw…

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China’s Hebei Iron & Steel (HBIS) has failed to get approval from the Hebei government to purchase a majority stake in Tata Steel’s businesses in Thailand and Singapore.

China’s Hebei Iron & Steel (HBIS) has failed to get approval from the Hebei government to purchase a majority stake in Tata Steel’s businesses in Thailand and Singapore. “HBIS have not been able to procure the requisite approvals from the Hebei government, one of the key conditions precedent for the proposed… (Ukrainian metal)

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Q1 2019 NLMK Group Trading update

NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), a vertically integrated steelmaker, has published today its preliminary Q1 2019 operating results. Q1 2019 highlights: Steel output decreased by 4% qoq to 4.2 m t due to the overhauls at the Russian sites and seasonal factors. A 3% yoy steel output reduction is also due to the overhauls…

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