Top Storieshttp://www.amm.com emulate the stories captured in positionid 2607061©2018 www.amm.com60Top StoriesHRC index up as Section 232 deadline loomsHot-rolled coil prices in the United States are up for the fourth week in a row on uncertainty over whether President Donald Trump will extend Section 232 exemptions for Canada, Mexico and the European Union beyond a June 1 deadline., 18 May 2018 20:14:00 GMTAli billet upcharge supplants previous highThe 6063 aluminium extrusion billet upcharge smashed another record, climbing to a new all-time high on Friday May 18, driven by persistent tight supply and lofty offers presented by traders., 18 May 2018 21:19:00 GMTUS drills Vietnam CRC made from China HRCUS trade officials have steamrolled Vietnamese cold-rolled coil made from Chinese hot band with combined duties of 456.2% in a duty circumvention case., 18 May 2018 17:54:00 GMTHSS prices rise; tube mills hold onto marginsStructural tubing prices rose in the United States, with electric-resistance-welded (ERW) mills seeking to maintain profit margins while their substrate costs keep climbing., 18 May 2018 17:10:00 GMT‘Long, shallow’ bull market for Cu: Marex’ WolfThe outlook for base metals is a positive one, with copper ready to push into a long period of bullishness, according to Guy Wolf, Marex Spectron’s global head of market analytics., 18 May 2018 15:42:00 GMTScrap wrap: Global prices divergeGlobal ferrous scrap prices headed in differing directions during the working week ended Friday May 18, with prices in the bulk sector losing ground while prices for containerized material to Taiwan pushed upward., 18 May 2018 18:14:00 GMTTube margins catching up with input costs: TMKTMK Ipsco's profit margin slipped in the first quarter, but Russian parent TMK said pricing for energy tubular products is still in the process of adjusting to match higher steel costs., 18 May 2018 20:59:00 GMTP1020 flat on scant spot tradesThe US Midwest aluminium premium was again unchanged on Friday May 18, due to market participants holding off on purchases ahead of the Section 232 deadline for three major US trading partners at the end of the month., 18 May 2018 21:40:00 GMTTaiwanese scrap import prices widen upwardImport prices for containerized heavy melting scrap (HMS) in Taiwan have widened upward on stable buying among end-users., 18 May 2018 13:08:00 GMTCold-drawn tube imports harm domestics: ITCDumped imports of cold-drawn mechanical tubing from six nations cause material injury to US domestic producers, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled., 18 May 2018 11:11:00 GMTLead market eyes China import arbitrage Lead has started to be imported into China at a profit after shorts drove down international market prices far enough to trigger an arbitrage., 18 May 2018 15:01:00 GMTTurks continue scrap bookings; prices dipTurkish steel producers continued to book deep-sea scrap after being offered lower prices early on in the week to Friday May 18, according to market sources., 18 May 2018 16:20:00 GMTNLMK Pa motor failure extends lead times: execLead times at NLMK USA’s rolling mill in western Pennsylvania have been pushed out approximately one week due to a motor failure, a company executive said., 18 May 2018 15:00:00 GMTGlobal ferro-alloys prices on May 18The latest ferro-alloy prices as reported by American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin price reporters., 18 May 2018 15:33:00 GMT