Steel Raw Materials Short-Term Forecasts

Plan ahead confidently with the latest steel raw materials short-term forecasts in one place

To navigate the complexities of the steel raw materials market, you need reliable market analysis and research to help you stay ahead of market trends. With more than 90% accuracy year-on-year, Fastmarkets Steel Raw Materials Short-Term Forecasts provide you with you the information and intelligence you need in one place. When you access our platform, you’ll get in-depth market analysis from experts embedded in the market paired with independent monthly research. This comprehensive resource empowers you to confidently lead price negotiations and make well-informed and timely business decisions. 

With Fastmarkets Steel Raw Materials Short-Term Forecasts, your service will consist of:

  • Price forecasts alongside price history in customizable workspaces where you can quickly navigate to relevant market commentary and in-depth analysis
  • Steel Raw Materials Short-Term Forecast Tracker: a PDF report containing all the information traditionally associated with our tracker service
  • Supporting Excel spreadsheet with relevant market data

Aligned to Fastmarkets benchmarks and rigorous forecasting methodology, our independent short-term forecasts provide the necessary tools to predict future trends in the pig iron, iron ore, DRI/HBI, freight, coking coal and coke markets.

What our short-term forecasts include

Get monthly and quarterly forecasts for pig iron, iron ore, DRI/HBI, freight, coking coal and coke spanning more than 2 years to boost your strategic planning.

  • Regional market dynamics: Stay informed about the dynamics of different regions and the sentiment for steel raw materials markets.
  • Data-driven predictions: Our forecasts, powered by rigorous data modeling and analytical precision, help you anticipate market shifts and future price trends.
  • Supply and demand analysis: Gain insights into supply and demand dynamics in the market, trade flows, stocks and logistics including updates on steel production and price trends. 
  • Weekly research reports: As part of our package, enjoy receiving weekly research reports that provide in-depth analysis of market trends, offering an added layer of insight. 

Are you interested in market-reflective prices, specialist forecasts and expert analysis for the steel raw materials market?

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Competitive advantage

With our independent short-term forecasts, stay ahead of the market. Leverage the insights to secure a competitive edge in the fast-paced steel raw materials market. 

Negotiate with confidence

Empower your price discussions with our unbiased and market-reflective forecasts. Make informed decisions, negotiate better deals and maximize your profit margins. 

Risk mitigation strategies

Identify potential market shifts before they happen. Our forecasts help mitigate risks by providing early signals of market changes, enabling you to adjust your strategies in advance. 

Save time on research

Leave the heavy lifting to us. Save time on research with our comprehensive market analysis and concentrate more on your core business activities. 

Browse our steel raw materials insights

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Green hydrogen is emerging as a game-changer for decarbonizing entire industries heavily reliant on fossil fuels. Major commercial sectors like aviation, shipping, and steel production are looking to green hydrogen as the next big thing to replace fossil fuels and achieve sustainability

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