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.


Australia extended AD investigation against wire rod imports once again

Australia’s Antidumping Commission has announced that it has extended the period for its antidumping (AD) duty investigation against imports of wire rod in coils from Indonesia, Taiwan and Turkey once again, this time until April 15, 2015. The commission had already extended the deadline to January 15, 2015 back in October 2014. The antidumping duty [...]

Short Range Outlook : January 2015

Lull in markets due to holiday period The global long steel products market has been quiet recently mostly because of the holidays in many countries, with business volumes shrinking to low levels. The market situation has deteriorated with strong and agressive offers in terms of volumes and prices, with demand stagnating. Many consumers of deformed [...]