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Regional Market Reports

Why did prices go up in one city and not in another? Did local steel production increase? What are scrap prices going to do next month? The answers are in these reports.   

 

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Sparse trading keeps U.S. pig iron prices rangebound in October

By Sean Barry - October 10, 2018

The U.S. pig iron market was stuck in a holding pattern in early October trading, with buyers remaining on the sidelines amid healthy inventory levels, and producers appearing unwilling to lower offers further due to a growing belief that prices have bottomed.
 

U.S. pig iron dragged down in Sept on lower scrap prices

By Sean Barry - September 12, 2018

U.S. pig iron prices for basic and foundry grade material succumbed to downside pressure in September as another drop in scrap prices weighed heavy on the market, with larger bookings confirmed for material from both Brazil and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) at lower levels.
 

U.S. pig iron prices rangebound in August amid market standoff

By Sean Barry - August 15, 2018

U.S. pig iron prices for basic and foundry grade material consolidated recent gains in August trading as attempts by consumers to trim prices met stiff resistance from producers amid diminished near-by stock levels. 
 

Strong demand and tight supply boosts U.S. pig iron prices

By Sean Barry - July 11, 2018

U.S. pig iron prices for basic and foundry grade material continued to post gains in July amid firm demand from mills and foundries for third quarter delivery and limited supplies, while prime grades of scrap in the U.S. continued to rise this month.
 

Supply crimp and robust demand keeps U.S. pig iron prices firm in June

By Sean Barry - June 13, 2018

U.S. pig iron prices for Russian basic and Brazilian foundry material posted marginal gains in June as demand from mills and foundries picked back up ahead of the third quarter, while supplies remain thin on the ground.
 

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