Glass half full: the bearish dry bulk market may yet offer opportunities
The dry bulk freight market is suffering its worst period in decades. However, even this bearish environment can bring some interesting opportunities for the right shipping players.
Price swings prevail in Asian steel, iron ore markets
Platts MVS China Steel Mill Margins show heightened volatility, challenges for steel
World watches as China appears to find floor of ferrochrome market
The seaborne iron ore market ended the trading week March 18 on firmer ground, as positive steel performance provided support. Buying interest appeared to gain further traction in the spot market, as more mills reappeared with replenishing needs.
Platts steel team tasked our design and production department to take a wealth of steel raw materials data and transform those freshly mined (sic) numbers into something visually engaging. In this post we present you with the very interesting results. Derived from a variety of company sources and our own Steel Markets Daily and Steel Raw Materials Monthly publications, we-d like to hear your thoughts on the significance of the numbers for the global steel industry.
Published March 2016
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