Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Middle East OCTG demand rising despite global slide

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines why demand in the Middle East for oil country tubular goods (OCTG) keeps rising in the middle of a dramatic global downturn.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Scrap-based steelmakers still under pressure

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) asks when ferrous scrap prices will be considered good value.

China Insight

CHINA INSIGHT: Iron ore closures accelerate

The economic signals from China are suggesting that growth in the industrial sector is steadily slowing.

CHINA INSIGHT: Pressure building from all sides

The economic signals from China have been mixed since the beginning of the year.