Through market analysis and forecasts, price assessments and cost services, CRU gives you an all-encompassing view of the steel industry’s raw materials, with an understanding of connected commodities globally.
Our comprehensive market analysis explores market trends for iron ore, metallurgical coal and metallurgical coke, through supply, demand, trade and price fundamentals. CRU’s global team of experts, multi-commodity coverage and in-house economics team provide insights on the steel industry worldwide throughout the supply chain. We produce forecasts for five and 25 years for iron ore and metallurgical coal.
Relying on our robust and transparent methodology, CRU publishes price assessments for iron ore, metallurgical coal, metallurgical coke and metallics in North America, Europe and Asia.
Our cost services provide unparalleled detail on production costs at mines around the world, with close to 100% coverage globally, including for China, offering a deep understanding of the competitive landscape.
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