Week in Review: Aluminum prices remain elevated; power costs weigh on metals producers; IEA releases World Energy Outlook

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including aluminum prices, rising power costs and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including aluminum prices, rising power costs and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner...

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Rising raw material prices push Indian steel prices up

Steel prices in India have nearly doubled over the last year, reflective of rising steel prices across the globe. But for India, several factors such as a steep rise in the prices of raw material like iron ore — and of late, coking coal — have contributed to the steep hike. Due to China’s decision…

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Steel prices in India have nearly doubled over the last year, reflective of rising steel prices across the globe. But for India, several factors such as a steep rise in the prices of raw material like iron ore — and of late, coking coal — have contributed to the steep hike. Due to China’s decision...

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Raw Steels MMI: Steel prices settle going into the fourth quarter

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped by 2.4%, as most forms of steel around the world declined, despite coking coal prices being at all-time highs. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including steel? Global steel produ…

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped by 2.4%, as most forms of steel around the world declined, despite coking coal prices being at all-time highs. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including steel? Global steel production According to the World Steel Association, global steel production declined for the fourth...

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This Morning in Metals: Anglo American explores integrating hydrogen into South African economy

This morning in metals news: miner Anglo American announced the results of a feasibility exploring the potential for hydrogen in the South African economy; General Motors last week announced plans to double its revenue; and, lastly, steel prices have showed signs of flatlining of late. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates –…

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This morning in metals news: miner Anglo American announced the results of a feasibility exploring the potential for hydrogen in the South African economy; General Motors last week announced plans to double its revenue; and, lastly, steel prices have showed signs of flatlining of late. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates –...

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Automotive MMI: Semiconductor shortage, low inventory weigh on Q3 auto sales

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat for this month’s reading, as U.S. auto sales slumped in Q3. Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. US auto sales slip in Q3 General Motors reported its third-quarter sales fell from 665,192…

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The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat for this month’s reading, as U.S. auto sales slumped in Q3. Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. US auto sales slip in Q3 General Motors reported its third-quarter sales fell from 665,192...

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Construction MMI: Construction spending flat in August

The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell for this month’s value, as U.S. construction spending came in virtually unchanged from the previous month. Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. US construction spending U.S. construction spending in August reached a…

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The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell for this month’s value, as U.S. construction spending came in virtually unchanged from the previous month. Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for metal with MetalMiner should-cost models. US construction spending U.S. construction spending in August reached a...

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Global crude steel production down in August, China’s drops 5.3%

Global crude steel production fell by 1.4% year over year in August, the World Steel Association reported. Do you know which market conditions are best with different steel contracting mechanisms? Check out our best practices on this topic. Global crude steel production falls, including in China Global crude steel production fell by 1.4% to 156.8…

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Global crude steel production fell by 1.4% year over year in August, the World Steel Association reported. Do you know which market conditions are best with different steel contracting mechanisms? Check out our best practices on this topic. Global crude steel production falls, including in China Global crude steel production fell by 1.4% to 156.8...

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Russia’s 15% export duty hasn’t boosted flat-rolled prices as feared, traders say

Russia’s 15% export duty on steel has not impacted market prices for flat-rolled products, either coming into the European Union or rolled within the 27-member bloc, market participants told MetalMiner. “The Russian [steelmakers] are absorbing it completely,” one trading source said of the export duty. A second trader noted a similar situation. “The export tax…

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Russia’s 15% export duty on steel has not impacted market prices for flat-rolled products, either coming into the European Union or rolled within the 27-member bloc, market participants told MetalMiner. “The Russian [steelmakers] are absorbing it completely,” one trading source said of the export duty. A second trader noted a similar situation. “The export tax...

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Automakers see 2022 steel price contract negotiations looking brutal

Just over a year ago, MetalMiner commented on the acquisition of most of ArcelorMittal USA’s assets by Cleveland-Cliffs (including potential impacts on steel prices). At the time, the MetalMiner analyst team suggested, “The deal strengthens the company’s position in the automotive sector. The company likely controls 60%-65% of exposed auto sheet supply (think steel used…

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Just over a year ago, MetalMiner commented on the acquisition of most of ArcelorMittal USA’s assets by Cleveland-Cliffs (including potential impacts on steel prices). At the time, the MetalMiner analyst team suggested, “The deal strengthens the company’s position in the automotive sector. The company likely controls 60%-65% of exposed auto sheet supply (think steel used...

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US steel imports dip in August; steel prices continue gains

U.S. steel imports totaled an estimated 2.5 million metric tons in August, the Census Bureau reported Friday, as U.S. steel prices continue to post gains. The August total marked a decline from 2.7 million metric tons in July. Cut-to-length adders. Wid…

U.S. steel imports totaled an estimated 2.5 million metric tons in August, the Census Bureau reported Friday, as U.S. steel prices continue to post gains. The August total marked a decline from 2.7 million metric tons in July. Cut-to-length adders. Width and gauge adders. Coatings. Feel confident in knowing what you should be paying for...

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