Our Mission

Our mission is; to develop understanding between producers, traders and consumers of long steel products around the world;

to add value to international trading activities of our members by providing an environment facilitating better relationships with the shipping and finance industries as well as inspection services;

to help our members reach useful information about the markets around the globe;

to facilitate an environment in which our members can meet new parties to create business opportunuties;

to create a better atmosphere for fair business.


US DOC to issue AD/CVD orders on Chinese wire rod imports

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) determined Monday that a US industry is materially injured by reason of imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from China that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined are subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value. All six Commissioners [...]

Short Range Outlook : December 2014

Oversupply still evident Oversupply has been evident in the global long steel market from September up to the end of November, slowing down demand, putting pressure on the market and pushing prices downwards. However, outputs are being reduced in certain areas and demand in the global long steel products market is now at reasonable levels [...]