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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.   


Alternative Irons

Pig iron market bracing for headwinds in Feb

By Staff - February 11, 2020

A combination of a downward momentum in US scrap prices, concern that March may be another tough month and the slowdown in China due to the coronavirus has pushed US pig iron buyers to the sidelines for now as they sift through clues suggesting prices may retreat.


Pig iron prices edge upwards on restocking and tighter supply

By Staff - January 13, 2020

A three-month run up of US ferrous scrap prices apparently showed signs of tiring over the January trade with the last sellers receiving less money than the first sellers.

Higher scrap prices boost demand for pig iron

By Staff - December 9, 2019

The US alternative irons market is seeing a renewed appetite for pig iron on the heels of a recovery in domestic scrap prices.

US pig iron prices poised for upward momentum

By Staff - November 11, 2019

The US alternative iron market remains muted with no trading activity since one early deal at the start of November but cues from sellers,  an improved US ferrous scrap landscape and competition for material with China suggest the market is ripe for an increase.  

US pig iron market remains rangebound on sluggish demand

By Staff - October 9, 2019

US pig iron prices were static in early October trading amid slack demand and deteriorating ferrous scrap prices.

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