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 : November 2015

Downtrend in global longs market in October against all seasonal expectations The global long steel products market has come back to life at the end of October and in early November as speculative purchasing has started to be observed following the downward spiral of scrap prices seen after the last IREPAS meeting held in Rome [...]

EU will continue the antidumping duty on wire rod imports from China

The European Commission has announced that it has decided to continue collecting antidumping (AD) duty from Chinese wire rod imports following the expiry review initiated in August 2014. Taking into consideration the immense production level of wire rod in China and its dumping practices to third countries as well as the attractiveness of the EU [...]