Raw Steels MMI: Chinese steel prices correct, US prices continue to rise

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 0.8% as U.S. steel prices continued to pick up but Chinese prices corrected. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the …

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 0.8% as U.S. steel prices continued to pick up but Chinese prices corrected. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner Events page. Chinese steel prices drop Since April 2020, Chinese...

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As China targets 2030 for peak coal use, aluminum output could also peak

China’s steel and aluminum market is undergoing a quiet revolution. It’s not a revolution of investment or innovation. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner Events page. Peak aluminum, steel in China? According to Reuters, Beijing’s target of peak…

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China’s steel and aluminum market is undergoing a quiet revolution. It’s not a revolution of investment or innovation. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner Events page. Peak aluminum, steel in China? According to Reuters, Beijing’s target of peak...

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Construction MMI: Architecture Billings Index rises for third straight month

The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat for this month’s reading. With volatile steel markets, knowing which strategy to execute and when can make all the difference between saving and losing money. See how MetalMiner looks at different market scenarios.  US construction spending ticks up in April U.S. construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted…

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The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held flat for this month’s reading. With volatile steel markets, knowing which strategy to execute and when can make all the difference between saving and losing money. See how MetalMiner looks at different market scenarios.  US construction spending ticks up in April U.S. construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted...

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This Morning in Metals: Job openings hit record high 9.3 million in April

This morning in metals news: as the U.S. economy reopened, job openings hit a record high in April; meanwhile, steel prices continue to rise; and, lastly, emissions from the electric power sector have declined as it has shifted from coal to natural gas…

This morning in metals news: as the U.S. economy reopened, job openings hit a record high in April; meanwhile, steel prices continue to rise; and, lastly, emissions from the electric power sector have declined as it has shifted from coal to natural gas. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers a wealth of knowledge and tips...

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European hot rolled coil prices show no sign of slowing, some end-users complain of shortages

Hot rolled coil prices in Western Europe have not slowed their upward trek over the past month. Demand continues to outstrip supply for the flat-rolled product, industry watchers said June 1. “It has everything to do with high demand in Europe and the United States,” one trader told MetalMiner. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers…

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Hot rolled coil prices in Western Europe have not slowed their upward trek over the past month. Demand continues to outstrip supply for the flat-rolled product, industry watchers said June 1. “It has everything to do with high demand in Europe and the United States,” one trader told MetalMiner. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library offers...

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Global crude steel output in April dips from previous month but up 23.3% year over year

Global crude steel production dipped to 169.5 million metric tons in April, down slightly from the previous month, the World Steel Association reported this month. Production in March had reached 170.1 million metric tons. Meanwhile, April output incre…

Global crude steel production dipped to 169.5 million metric tons in April, down slightly from the previous month, the World Steel Association reported this month. Production in March had reached 170.1 million metric tons. Meanwhile, April output increased 23.3% year over year, up from 137.5 million metric tons in April 2020. Each month, MetalMiner hosts...

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This Morning in Metals: Chinese steel prices take a tumble

This morning in metals news: Chinese steel prices have plunged early this week following Beijing’s weekend warning to commodity speculators; MetalMiner is hosting its monthly webinar tomorrow, May 27, at 11:30 a.m. CDT; and the US Census Bureau released data on April steel imports. Get social with us. Follow MetalMiner on LinkedIn. Chinese steel prices…

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This morning in metals news: Chinese steel prices have plunged early this week following Beijing’s weekend warning to commodity speculators; MetalMiner is hosting its monthly webinar tomorrow, May 27, at 11:30 a.m. CDT; and the US Census Bureau released data on April steel imports. Get social with us. Follow MetalMiner on LinkedIn. Chinese steel prices...

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Beijing’s warning to speculators sends metals prices falling

China’s “zero tolerance” warning to commodity speculators over the weekend sent prices of some metals and iron ore tumbling. A meeting held on Sunday between at least five government departments, including the the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), concluded that the fight against hoarders and speculators leading to soaring commodities prices would be taken…

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China’s “zero tolerance” warning to commodity speculators over the weekend sent prices of some metals and iron ore tumbling. A meeting held on Sunday between at least five government departments, including the the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), concluded that the fight against hoarders and speculators leading to soaring commodities prices would be taken...

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This Morning in Metals: MetalMiner webinar to cover allocation markets, signs buyers should monitor

This morning in metals news: an upcoming MetalMiner webinar will cover the signs metals buyers should look out for when assessing when allocation markets might be coming to an end; meanwhile, Ford Motor Co. took home a prize for advanced high-strength …

This morning in metals news: an upcoming MetalMiner webinar will cover the signs metals buyers should look out for when assessing when allocation markets might be coming to an end; meanwhile, Ford Motor Co. took home a prize for advanced high-strength steel innovations; and, lastly, steel prices continue to rise. The MetalMiner Best Practice Library...

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Raw Steels MMI: Steel prices continue to skyrocket in April, early May

The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) picked up 9.0% for this month’s reading, as steel prices continued ascending this past month. With volatile steel markets, knowing which strategy to execute and when can make all the difference between saving and losing money. See how MetalMiner looks at different market scenarios. US steel prices continue to…

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The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) picked up 9.0% for this month’s reading, as steel prices continued ascending this past month. With volatile steel markets, knowing which strategy to execute and when can make all the difference between saving and losing money. See how MetalMiner looks at different market scenarios. US steel prices continue to...

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