Export prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil dropped over the past week, largely due to limited buying interest arising from heightened trade tensions between China and the United States, market sources told Fastmarkets.

Export prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil dropped over the past week, largely due to limited buying interest arising from heightened trade tensions between China and the United States, market sources told Fastmarkets. The Chinese currency passed the 7-yuan per $1 threshold earlier this month after US president Donald Trump announced plans to…

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MMK Recognised by UNIDO Award

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works was awarded a certificate by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation for its contribution to sustainable development and environmental initiatives in the Chelyabinsk region, as well as for the successful implementation of its ‘Energy Management of Industrial Enterprises’ program. The UN experts praised MMK’s efforts to reduce and prevent anthropogenic…

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Domestic prices for hollow steel sections remained unchanged across Europe this week, with trading largely on hold during the traditional summer break, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday August 14.

Domestic prices for hollow steel sections remained unchanged across Europe this week, with trading largely on hold during the traditional summer break, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday August 14. Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel sections (medium), domestic, delivered Northern Europe, stayed at €615-630 ($688-705) per tonne on Wednesday. During August, many workers take holidays and mills…

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Iron ore futures open lower

Iron ore futures opened lower Friday in daytime trading on the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE). The most active iron ore contract for January 2020 delivery dipped 6 yuan (about 85 U.S. cents) to open at 620 yuan per tonne. As the world's largest importer of iron ore, China opened the DCE iron ore futures to…

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