Chinese end-user customers were lured back to the table with a price cut for BSK pulp, while BHK pulp prices remain stable
Demand for old corrugated container falls in Southeast Asia and triggers sharp price drops for imports from Europe, Japan and the US. Have the prices hit rock bottom?
After six years of prosperity, China’s steel industry has entered a new era with excessive supply and declining demand, and where it is overly financialized, according to Han Weidong, vice president of leading Chinese steel pipe maker Youfa Group
Blast furnace (BF)-based steelmaking capacity in Southeast Asia could balloon by 25% over the next few years with the emergence of new projects, the South East Asia Iron & Steel Institute (Seaisi) said recently
India’s push toward the beneficiation of low-grade iron ore could result in new trade patterns emerging in the future if implemented, market sources told Fastmarkets this week
Fresh infrastructure projects in Bangladesh will drive significant steel demand and make doing business in the country easier in the coming years, Tapan Sengupta, the deputy managing director of steelmaker Bangladesh Steel Re-Rolling Mills (BSRM) told Fastmarkets in an exclusive interview
Increasing urbanization around the world is one of the main factors driving appetite for green and sustainable steel, Abednedju Giovano Warani Sangkaeng, president director of Indonesian steelmaker Gunung Raja Paksi (GRP), told Fastmarkets in an interview
A raft of bookings for steel scrap in both Turkey and Pakistan this week ahead of the Islamic holy festival of Eid al-Adha has led to an acute rise in offer prices to key Asia bulk markets, sources told Fastmarkets
Asian recovered paper sellers resist buyers’ pressure for lower prices in anticipation for higher demand
RCP sellers are encouraged by the slow pick-up in packaging demand and OCC price trends.
The 2022 Singapore Steel Forum, located in the plush surroundings of the iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel, provided the ideal setting for market participants to discuss the hottest steel topics of the day last week