Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Drawn tube prices set to hold firm to end of year

Prices for drawn tubing products in North America and Europe are expected to hold up for the rest of the year, according to Steel First sister organisation Metal Bulletin Research (MBR).

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Will Zimbabwe’s chrome industry ever live up to its potential?

This week Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) looks at the impact of policy decisions in Zimbabwe on the global chrome market.

China Insight

CHINA INSIGHT: Economic prospects improve as iron ore price rallies

The signals from China are still poor, but economic prospects appear to be brightening.

CHINA INSIGHT: Iron ore closures accelerate

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