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Chinese Copper Wire Prices Fall 0.7%

March 28, 2013

Chinese copper wire saw the biggest price decline of the day, dropping 0.7 percent on March 26, 2013. The price of Chinese copper bar fell... (more)

Steel and Iron Inventories Have Been Decreasing

October 25, 2012

Inventories of steel and iron ore have decreased since the beginning of September. The price of steel... (more)

Japan Sept Copper Wire Sales Fall 3.3 pct, First Drop in 5 mths

October 19, 2012

Japan's copper cable shipments fell an estimated 3.3 percent in September from a year earlier to 57,2... (more)

TATA Steel urges AD of at Least 20pct on Steel Wire From China

October 01, 2012

TATA Steel Plc has asked the government to impose anti dumping duties of at least 20% on steel wire from China as the company struggles to compete against subsidized im... (more)

India’s Steel Output Rises in August Amid Global Slump

September 22, 2012

Global steel production fell slightly in August, the global industry body reported, but deeper cuts are necessary, especially in top produ... (more)

Costs Pushing U.S. Metal, Chemical Makers Homeward

September 12, 2012

Makers of metal industrial components and chemicals are the manufacturers most likely to shift production back to the United States from A... (more)

US Steel Mills to Hike Steel Wires Prices for September Shipment

August 20, 2012

The US steel mills including Nucor, Gerdau Long Steel North America and Keystone have announced to raise the prices of steel wires by USD ... (more)

Steel Wire and Bar Prices rise in Nordic Region

August 11, 2012

It is reported that the domestic prices of steel wire and bar increased by EUR 10 to EUR 15 per tonne in Nordic region over the past one m... (more)

China Machinery Industry Growth Slows Sharply in First Half of 2012

July 24, 2012

China's machinery industry grew 9 percent in the first half of 2012 from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the 16.2 percent annual pace... (more)

Japanese Mills Negotiate for Steel Wire with Asian buyers

July 23, 2012

It is reported that the Japanese blast furnace mills are having a price negotiation for steel wire with Asian buyers for August and Septem... (more)