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    Hot-rolled coil prices slump to 18-month low

    May 17, 2019

    US hot-rolled coil prices have fallen to their lowest in 18 months, with market participants having expected the removal of Section 232 tariffs against Canada and Mexico as well as the reduction in the tariff against Turkey. More »

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    Neighbors' 232 freedom seen denting US prices

    May 17, 2019

    The United States' removal of Section 232 tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from Canada and Mexico is likely to put downward pressure on domestic prices in the near term, market participants said on Friday May 17. More »

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    Turkish tariff cut said headwind for US steel

    May 17, 2019

    President Donald Trump's reduction of the Section 232 tariff on Turkish steel effective Friday May 17 will likely weaken steel prices in the United States once competitively priced imports arrive on domestic shores, sources told Fastmarkets AMM. More »

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    Scrap wrap: US tariff cut to help Turkey, others

    May 20, 2019

    The global ferrous scrap markets continued to move downward during the week ended Friday May 17 except in Turkey, but a recovery was expected for most markets following the cut to the US import tariff on Turkey-origin steel. More »

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    US pig iron prices relatively stable

    May 20, 2019

    The pig iron market in the United States was stable this past week, with the scrap market said to be around the bottom while the cost of iron ore continued to increase, Fastmarkets heard on Friday May 17. More »

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    Trump stalls auto 232 tariffs vs EU, Japan

    May 17, 2019

    The United States will give a 180-day window to its auto trading partners to reduce imports of automobiles and certain automobile parts, essentially delaying potential Section 232 tariffs on these products, the White House said on Friday May 17. More »

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    CRC, HDG tags down; 232 removal to hit hard

    May 17, 2019

    Cold-rolled and coated steel prices in the United States fell during the past week amid continued weakness in the sheet market. More »

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    LME nickel backwardation at five-year high

    May 17, 2019

    The London Metal Exchange nickel contract's cash/three-month price spread has flipped to its widest backwardation since January 2015 while nickel stocks hit a seven-year low on Friday May 17. More »

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    US exporter sells to Turkey at improved price

    May 17, 2019

    A ferrous scrap cargo sale was booked on Friday May 17 from the United States to Turkey on the heels of news that the US halved its Section 232 tariff on imports of finished steel from the nation, with the deal drawing a higher price. More »

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    Fastmarkets AMM-Ferro-alloys: May 17

    May 17, 2019

    The latest ferro-alloys prices as reported by Fastmarkets reporters. More »

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    Price notice: Seattle/Portland scrap update

    May 10, 2019

    Following a 30-day consultation period and feedback from the industry, Fastmarkets AMM will not discontinue its monthly Seattle/Portland export yard buying price assessments and Seattle/Portland consumer buying price trend assessments. More »

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    Price notice: Buffalo scrap update

    May 10, 2019

    Following a 30-day consultation period, Fastmarkets AMM will discontinue its monthly assessment of Buffalo ferrous scrap dealer selling prices due to a lack of market liquidity, with effect from September 1, 2019. More »

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    Price notice: Proposal to discontinue US Ti

    May 19, 2019

    Fastmarkets AMM proposes to discontinue its quarterly titanium price assessments due to a lack of market usage. More »

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    Price notice: Proposal to discontinue Ti sponge

    May 19, 2019

    Fastmarkets AMM proposes to discontinue its monthly price assessment for rotor-quality titanium sponge from Japan due to a lack of market usage. More »

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    Price notice: Pricing data deadlines update

    May 06, 2019

    Fastmarkets AMM will implement new deadlines for data submissions to its steel, non-ferrous scrap, minor metals and ferro-alloys price assessments, effective April 15. More »

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Monday May 20 2019
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    An in-depth interview with Fives’ Guillaume Mehlman on the latest trends in technology for steel production and processing. A comprehensive list and summaries of key activities of finalists in the Fastmarkets AMM Awards for Steel Excellence 2019. Outlook for US aluminium in a global market. Recent Fastmarkets base metal price developments in Asia. The opportunities and challenges for copper in India. A detailed view of the variety and importance of iron ore prices, indices and spreads. Leading examples of digital technology at US steel mills.

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