Steel: CRU products and service for the global steel industry

Metal image 2Are you looking for steel prices? steel market trends? Steel forecasts? Our steel team report on and analyse the global steel industry from every angle. Because they focus exclusively on steel, they can give you deeper insights into trends in the industry from steel price movements to iron ore mining.

Our team’s experience in the steel and raw materials industries, and global reach, enable them to assess trends and developments in steel on the ground. That could mean visiting a iron ore mine in Australia or talking to the big steel producers at their own headquarters.

At the broader level, CRU’s multi-commodity expertise means we offer you a rounded picture of the steel market, including the relationship to other metals and markets.

The leading authority in steel and steel raw materials

Discover more about CRU's steel services:

Steel market analysis
Our market analysis products for the steel industry including news and short-, medium-, and long-term market analysis. Plus cost analysis services.

Each product gives you detailed, accurate and reliable data and commentary on which to base your business decisions.


Steel Events

Our steel events are an ideal forum in which to exchange views and business insights with your peers in the global copper industry. Content-driven from the start, as well as excellent high-level networking opportunities, they allow you to catch up with old friends and hear the latest copper market picture from CRU analysts.


Steel  Consulting
Steel and raw materials companies and organisations come to us to help them answer three fundamental questions about steel projects: “What do we do next?” “How much is it worth?” And “Where is the win-win?” We group those questions under our service offerings of strategy, valuation and negotiation support.

Our consultants have delivered numerous successful projects for steel industry participants, from producers to governments. These include helping  creating a Market Entry and Investment Strategy for a Major Steel Producer. Marking assets to market for a South American Steel Company. And conducting a Valuation of a Metallurgical Coke Plant in North America, including whether to construct a co-generation facility.

More about our consulting services for the steel industry.


CRU Steel Prices

CRU Steel Prices for semi-finished and finished carbon steel products are the most widely used in the world steel industry.

  • They are used in the physical contracts between buyers and sellers of steel.
    Latest estimates suggest that over 50% of direct shipments from US steel sheet mills are now priced against CRU Steel Prices.
  • They are used in the models that buyers employ to manage steel price risk.
    CRU Steel Prices act as the “trigger points” for surcharges and are entered into thousands of, so-called, “variable cost contracts”.
  • They are used in the settlement of “Over The Counter” (OTC) derivative products.
    CRU Steel Prices are the trusted “settlement indexes”. Our US, HRC assessment is used for CME's, US Midwest Domestic Hot-Rolled Coil Steel Futures Contract

Discover everything you want to know about CRU Steel Prices, from their coverage in terms of product, geography and history, to the product definitions.

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Industry participants can access a series of weighted steel price indexes, calculated from the definitive CRU Steel Prices. To take a trial click here

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