Delayed publication of US, Brazil pig iron assessments

The publication of Fastmarkets’ US and Brazil pig iron price assessments for Friday Feb 23 were delayed because of an administrative error.

The prices are scheduled to be published on Friday’s at 4pm UK time, and were delayed by 20 minutes.

Fastmarkets’ pricing database has been updated. 

The prices affected were:

  • MB-IRO-0004 Pig iron import, cfr Gulf of Mexico, US, $/tonne
  • MB-IRO-0006 Pig iron export, fob Ponta da Madeira, Brazil, $/tonne
  • MB-IRO-0005 Pig iron export, fob port of Vitoria/Rio, Brazil, $/tonne

These prices are a part of the Fastmarkets steel raw materials package.

For more information or to provide feedback on the delayed publication of this price or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to these prices, please contact Marina Shulga by email at: pricing@fastmarkets.com. Please add the subject heading “FAO: pig iron, re: Marina Shulga.”

Please indicate if comments are confidential. Fastmarkets will consider all comments received and will make comments not marked as confidential available upon request.

To see all Fastmarkets pricing methodology and specification documents, go to https://www.fastmarkets.com/methodology.

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