Pricing was temporarily suspended on March 14 due to a complete halt in sales due to the Russia/Ukraine war.
The specification of the affected price is as follows:
MB-IRO-0079Assessment: Pig Iron basic grade, Ukraine/Russia, fob New OrleansQuality: Russian/Ukrainian Pig Iron is cold iron cast into ingots, originating in Russia or Ukraine and sold as ferrous feedstock, featuring 3.5-4.5 percent carbon, less than 1.5 percent silicon, 0.5-1.0 percent manganese, less than 0.05 percent sulfur and less than 0.12 percent phosphorus.Quantity: 1,000-70,000 tonnesLocation: fob on barge New OrleansUnit: USD/tonnePublication: Weekly. Monday, by 4pm US East Coast time
Fastmarkets’ Price Tracker and database have been updated to reflect this change.
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