This Morning in Metals: U.S. goods and services deficit hits $68.1M in November

This morning in metals news: the Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis reported the U.S. goods and services deficit totaled $68.1 billion in November; the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is hoping to win a compensation deal from miner Vale; and…

This morning in metals news: the Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis reported the U.S. goods and services deficit totaled $68.1 billion in November; the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is hoping to win a compensation deal from miner Vale; and the American Iron and Steel Institute released steel import data for December. MetalMiner...

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This Morning in Metals: Finished steel import market share 18% in November

This morning in metals news: the American Iron and Steel Association (AISI) reported on November import data, including the month’s finished steel import market share; China’s Baosteel is working on a new project; and Norsk Hydro has signed two MoUs for renewable power projects in Brazil. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter…

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This morning in metals news: the American Iron and Steel Association (AISI) reported on November import data, including the month’s finished steel import market share; China’s Baosteel is working on a new project; and Norsk Hydro has signed two MoUs for renewable power projects in Brazil. Sign up today for Gunpowder, MetalMiner’s free, biweekly e-newsletter...

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U.S. steel imports rise 27% in October

U.S. steel imports totaled 1.4 million metric tons in October, up from 1.1 million metric tons the previous month, the Census Bureau reported. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals including steel? U.S. steel imports pick up Although U…

U.S. steel imports totaled 1.4 million metric tons in October, up from 1.1 million metric tons the previous month, the Census Bureau reported. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals including steel? U.S. steel imports pick up Although U.S. steel imports are down for the year, October imports picked up. U.S. steel...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel imports down 22% through October

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports were down by 22.2% year over year through the first 10 months of 2020; German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp AG is seeking state aid; and the nickel price has bounced back in November after falling during the se…

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports were down by 22.2% year over year through the first 10 months of 2020; German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp AG is seeking state aid; and the nickel price has bounced back in November after falling during the second half of October. Want more from MetalMiner? We offer exclusive analyst...

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This Morning in Metals: Moody’s steel outlook upgraded to stable

This morning in metals news: investor service Moody’s upgraded its global steel sector outlook from negative to stable; the E.U. slapped duties on stainless steel from China, Indonesia and Taiwan; and the American Iron and Steel Institute reported September import market share in the U.S. reached 16%. Are you under pressure to generate steel cost…

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This morning in metals news: investor service Moody’s upgraded its global steel sector outlook from negative to stable; the E.U. slapped duties on stainless steel from China, Indonesia and Taiwan; and the American Iron and Steel Institute reported September import market share in the U.S. reached 16%. Are you under pressure to generate steel cost...

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This Morning in Metals: Hurricane Laura hits Gulf crude oil production

This morning in metals news: Hurricane Laura had the largest effect on Gulf of Mexico crude oil production of any hurricane since 2008, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA); U.S. imports of standard pipe and tin plate from Thailand …

This morning in metals news: Hurricane Laura had the largest effect on Gulf of Mexico crude oil production of any hurricane since 2008, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA); U.S. imports of standard pipe and tin plate from Thailand and China, respectively, surged from May-July; and tech companies could call the site of the...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel imports fall to 1.2M metric tons in August

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports plunged by more than half from July to August; copper price gains Monday were capped over concerns regarding long-term prospects; and the WTI crude oil price slipped. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice – and you choose how often you…

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This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports plunged by more than half from July to August; copper price gains Monday were capped over concerns regarding long-term prospects; and the WTI crude oil price slipped. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice – and you choose how often you...

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This Morning in Metals: Automotive retail sales forecast to gain for first time since February

This morning in metals news: U.S. automotive retails sales appear to be on the rise this month for the first time since February; U.S. steel imports are down 21%; and the zinc price has slipped nearly 4% over the past month. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual …

This morning in metals news: U.S. automotive retails sales appear to be on the rise this month for the first time since February; U.S. steel imports are down 21%; and the zinc price has slipped nearly 4% over the past month. The MetalMiner 2021 Annual Outlook consolidates our 12-month view and provides buying organizations with...

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This Morning in Metals: Trump takes aim at steel imports from Mexico, Brazil

This morning in metals news: President Donald Trump this Monday took aim at steel imports from Mexico and Brazil; the American Iron and Steel Institute responded to the development; and copper price surged to a two-year high. 5 Mistakes Buyers Can Make When Sourcing Steel.  Trump targets steel from Brazil, Mexico The Trump administration took…

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This morning in metals news: President Donald Trump this Monday took aim at steel imports from Mexico and Brazil; the American Iron and Steel Institute responded to the development; and copper price surged to a two-year high. 5 Mistakes Buyers Can Make When Sourcing Steel.  Trump targets steel from Brazil, Mexico The Trump administration took...

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This Morning in Metals: U.S. steel imports down 19%

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports for the year through July fell 19%; Zambia is looking to take over Glencore copper mines in the country; and Brazil’s Vale has opened an iron ore grinding hub in China. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice – and you…

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This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports for the year through July fell 19%; Zambia is looking to take over Glencore copper mines in the country; and Brazil’s Vale has opened an iron ore grinding hub in China. We’re offering timely emails with exclusive analyst commentary and some best practice advice – and you...

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