The US government will impose tariffs on steel and aluminium shipped from Mexico that were made elsewhere, in a bid to curb trans-shipment and excess production, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday July 10, a move widely applauded by the pair of metals industries

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has positively affected the automotive sector in the four years since its implementation and automakers are increasingly investing in zero-emission and hybrid vehicles, according to the US Trade Representative (USTR)

Fastmarkets invited feedback from the industry on the pricing methodology for its MB-IRO-0004 pig iron import, cfr Gulf of Mexico, US assessment, via an open consultation process between May 24 and June 24, 2024. This consultation was done as part of our annual methodology review process.

A low-carbon world will still need steel that can satisfy the diverse demands of a variety of downstream sectors, Frederik Leus, of ArcelorMittal’s Xcarb Business Development section, said in an address to Fastmarkets’ International Iron Ore and Green Steel Summit, being held in Vienna, Austria, on June 25

The decline in crude steel output in the first five months of 2024 dragged down Chinese ferro-alloys markets, including ferro-silicon and silico-manganese, sources told Fastmarkets on June 21

Chinese domestic authorities are in discussions to implement tighter targets on crude steel production across the country, in a bid to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions, Fastmarkets understands

Declining steel prices will likely dent US mills’ earnings across the board for the second quarter, Fastmarkets has learned from recent company guidance releases

The June construction startup of a new steel plant in Deacero’s complex in Ramos Arizpe, in the northeastern Mexican state of Coahuila, will position the company to meet future demand for lower-carbon steel nationally and abroad, a Fastmarkets analyst said on Monday June 17

Extreme weather phenomenon, including catastrophic hurricanes, is driving increasing adoption of metal roofing and therefore Galvalume, market participants said during a trade show in Florida

Just 10 days after they were implemented, Brazilian importers have fully consumed the 62,300 tonnes of Galvalume reserved for import license quotas that were supposed to supply the market until the end of September, according to figures sent to Fastmarkets by the country’s Industry, Development and Trade ministry (MDIC)