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Paul Butterworth

Research Manager, Steel Raw Materials and Steel Costs View profile

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.

You can engage directly with our Steel analysts based in London, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Pittsburgh, Shanghai, Santiago and Sydney for market intelligence and topical insight.

CRU STEELMAKING RAW MATERIALS

  • Iron Ore
    • – Fines
    • – Lump
    • – Pellets
  • Metallics
    • – DRI
    • – Pig Iron
    • – Scrap
  • Metallurgical Coal
    • – Hard Coking Coal
    • – Injection Coal (PCI)
    • – Semi Soft Coking Coal
  • Metallurgical Coke

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STEELMAKING RAW MATERIALS TEAM

  • Paul Butterworth

    Research Manager, Steel Raw Materials and Steel Costs London
  • Chris Asgill

    Senior Consultant London
  • Matthew Boyle

    Principal Consultant Sydney
  • Adrian Doyle

    Senior Consultant Sydney
  • Ian Hiscock

    Head of South East Asia, Consulting Hong Kong

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