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.


Canada will move forward with antidumping case against rebar from six countries

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today determined that there is a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping of certain concrete reinforcing bar originating or exported from the Belarus, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain has caused injury or is threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry. The Tribunal’s preliminary injury inquiry was [...]

W.Schmiedel / BIR: Spike in coking coal prices to increase scrap usage

Speaking at the BIR World Mirror on Ferrous Metals event organized by the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), BIR president William Schmiedel, also president of US-based scrap recycling company Sims Group Global Trade Corporation, has stated that in August this year Chinese exports of finished and semi-finished steel decreased from June’s level of 10.9 million [...]