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Feature: Global Steel & Scrap Outlook

March 08, 2017
A US bulk scrap cargo sale was made to Turkey on March 7 and lifted Turkish scrap prices closer in line with US prices, alleviating, at least temporarily, concerns about a potential spring-time correction in US scrap prices.
US bulk scrap sale lifts Turkish prices in line with US
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HRC imports drop sharply on slow demand in Turkey
HRC imports drop sharply on slow demand in Turkey
Turkish imports of hot rolled coil fell significantly in the first month of 2017, as demand slowed dramatically.
Turkish rebar export firm amid more enquiries from market
Turkish rebar export firm amid more enquiries from market
Sentiment in the Turkish rebar export markets is becoming increasingly bullish fueled by rising scrap costs.

News Headlines

Liverpool (Platts)--23 Mar 2017 1024 am EDT/1424 GMT
Eager US sellers found little demand for imported scrap in Turkey Wednesday, with some turning to other higher-paying markets, sources told S&P Global Platts.
Singapore (Platts)--23 Mar 2017 835 am EDT/1235 GMT
Spot offers for 75% Si ferrosilicon in Asia rose further this week as some Chinese producers have suspended offering, thus tightening supplies, industry sources said Thursday.
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