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.


Short Range Outlook : July 2024

Lack of Chinese government action could cause great damage to global longs industry The supply and demand balance in the global long steel products market is becoming more unstable, with China now actively moving steel billets at the lowest prices. Finished products from China continue to dominate most markets, both in the long and flat [...]

Turkey extends temporary safeguard measure on wire rod imports for three years

Turkey, having announced a temporary safeguard protection measure on alloyed and non-alloyed wire rod imports at the beginning of this year, has decided to extend the measure for another three years. As a result of minor changes made in the decision, wire rod importers will be subject to a tax liability of $175/mt during June [...]