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Friday Food for Thought & Predictions for the Future.

Here is a message I received from a friend with predictions for the future.  It’s not too hard to believe these could come true. I don’t know the author of this.  Maybe somebody at the Kahn Academy?  In any case enjoy and keep learning! In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees[…]

West Coast scrap drops further

In today’s steel business briefing there is an article which follows outlining the quick drop in scrap pricing for export to Taiwan via containers.  In short, scrap dropped about $100/mt in the past 3 weeks and is now about $180 to $190 mt loaded containers at the LA port.  Meanwhile,[…]

New Sheet Pile available

We have the following available subject to prior sale: Section: H1707 Producer: Hoesch Grade: S 355 GP Length: 12 meters Quantity: 1,500 mt Let us know where you need this tonnage delivered. Certs: MTR Ex. H1707 This is subject to prior sale.

“Export limits on steel won’t solve trade tensions”, says China

“Using anti-dumping measures to restrict Chinese steel exports will not provide a lasting solution to growing trade tensions in the sector, which is suffering from overcapacity on a global scale, China’s commerce ministry said on Wednesday. With domestic demand weakening, the Chinese steel sector has seen the foreign market as[…]

New Dumping Suits from US Mills on HRC claim 19-200% margins

Monday evening six US producers filed petitions for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on hot-rolled coil imports from Australia, Brazil, Japan, The Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, Turkey and the UK. According to a filing with the US Department of Commerce, the petitioners allege that HRC from the[…]

1,200 mt Surplus prime high carbon wire rod

We have the following available subject to Prior sale: High Carbon Wire Rod Diameter:  5.5 mm Grade:        1070 Coils:          2.1 metric tons approx Condition: Very good- most coils paper wrapped Location:  Northeastern Port Please contact us for full details  

US Steel Mills file dumping suit against Cold Rolled importers from 8 countries

US producers of cold-rolled sheet steel filed unfair trade cases today against imports from eight countries alleging dumping margins as high as 320% and making illegal subsidy allegations as well. The cited countries and their alleged dumping margins are as follows: Brazil (50-60%), China (266%), India (42%), Japan (83%), South[…]

Alliance Launches New Site

Alliance Steel Trading launches new site.  A little refresh after seven years is good!   Hopefully you will find the information you need, formatted for mobile devices as well as laptop and desktop computers.  If you can’t find what you need, please use the phone and call us and we’ll[…]

US mills file dumping suit on coated flat rolled products

Allege coated sheet dumping margins of 71-124% US coated sheet steel producers filed allegations with US government agencies today alleging dumping margins of roughly 71-124%. The petitioners alleged dumping margins of 120.2% for China; 71.09% for India; 123.76% for Italy; 80.06% for South Korea, and 84.4% for Taiwan. The domestic[…]