India may become increasingly absent from the global seaborne steel markets following the introduction of an export duty at a rate of 15% on a raft of steel products, sources told Fastmarkets
Indian wheat policy amended to prohibit exports with immediate effect
Trade sources warn that there will be a drop in Indian wheat output compared to last year
Arrival of Indian wheat cargo in Vietnam shows growing capacity for Indian wheat exports amid heavy disruption to Black Sea supplies
Major RCP suppliers are relocating tonnage from SEA to India, sapping the availability in the SEA market
Turkey returned to the deep-sea steel scrap market with renewed vigor in the week to Friday September 10 although regional mills kept their prices stable at lower levels while those in Asia went up on healthy demand over the period.
Steel billet buyers in China have continued to make import purchases in recent days amid expectations that further domestic production cuts will be imposed at the start of next year, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday September 7.
Poor demand in key import markets in Turkey and Asia continued to pull steel scrap prices downward in the week ended Friday September 3. High freight costs and a lack of container ships also damped spot trading liquidity.
Turkish mills were largely inactive in the import scrap market over the week ended Friday August 27, while prices in key Asian markets were affected by the low levels of interest among mills for imported cargoes.