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CRU’s hot-rolled coil steel sheet price is the established benchmark for the North American steel industry when they do business – it’s so much a part of their life, many just call it The CRU. Published every Wednesday and based on a robust and transparent methodology, steel buyers and sellers know they can rely on CRU for an accurate benchmark.Read full article
In 2016 H1, steel prices in China rose rapidly, as stimulus measures from late-2015 began to have an impact on steel demand; at the same time, the government became increasingly vocal regarding the closure of excess and out-dated capacity.Read full article
The China Steel Service brings together high quality daily and weekly price assessments with our insight into steel mill production and conversion costs, trade data, and analysis of the Chinese export markets.Read full article
China’s high-carbon ferrochrome (HC FeCr) smelters see the prospect of making a profit once again. Price signals effectively told smelters there was too much supply in the...