71st IREPAS meeting will be held in Berlin, Germany

Our 71st meeting will be held on September 28th to 30th, 2014 in Berlin, Germany in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Fall’14 Conference. All details will be announced soon.  Read More

Short Range Outlook : February 2014

Difficulties in emerging markets adversely impact long steel business The annualized crude steel production of the world steel industry in December last year decreased to 1.521 billion metric tons as the average daily rate of production declined by 2.5 percent in the given month compared to the previous month. The capacity utilization rate of the industry was 74.2 percent in December. According to the World Steel Association (worldsteel), the 65... Read More

70th IREPAS meeting will be held in Barcelona, Spain

Our 70th meeting will be held from March 30th to April 1st, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Spring’14 Conference. All details will be announced soon.  Read More

Kim Marti is named as Chairman of IREPAS

Kim Marti, Commercial Director of Celsa International, is named as the Chairman of IREPAS on the first day of the 69th IREPAS Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey.  Marti replaces Ugur Dalbeler, CEO of Colakoglu Metalurji A.S., who has been Chairman of IREPAS since 2003. Kim Marti has been working for Celsa Group since 1990 in different commercial roles. Among the most recent of these roles was Commercial Director of Celsa UK 2003-2008, after which he... Read More

The programme of the 69th IREPAS Meeting

September 22nd, Sunday 13:00 – 19:00      Registration desk opens at the lobby 19:00 – 23:00      Welcome Cocktail at Swissotel The Bosphorous   September 23rd, Monday 09:00 – 10:00     Registration desk opens at the conference area 09:30 – 12:30     IREPAS Committee Meetings 09:30 – 11:15     Wire Rod & Rebar Suppliers Committee (by invitation only) 09:30 – 11:15     Billet Suppliers Committee... Read More

The 69th IREPAS Meeting will be held in Istanbul

Our 69th meeting will mark the 30th anniversary of IREPAS, and will be held from September 22nd to 24th, 2013 at the Swissôtel in Istanbul, Turkey in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Fall’13 Conference. You may find all other details and confirm your participation here Istanbul is a pretty busy destination. Therefore we recommend you to register and book your accommodation as soon as possible.  Read More

Overcapacity and protectionism to remain key issues in 2013

Overcapacity and protectionism to remain key issues in 2013 The 68th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Doha on March 3-5, 2013. There were 76 producer representatives amongst the 210 registered delegates from 60 different countries. Yusuf Guven, chairman of the IREPAS Raw Material Suppliers Committee, said that the iron ore inventory strategies implemented in China resulted in increased iron ore... Read More

Next Destination : Doha

Our 68th Meeting will be held on March 3rd to 5th, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel in Doha, Qatar, in conjunction with the SteelOrbis Spring’13 Conference. Other details will be announced soon.  Read More

Short Range Outlook – December 2012

Longing for better market conditions In November, long steel mills worldwide were in general bothered by lack of demand, the rise in scrap prices and the subsequent lack of conversion margins, and therefore continued to reduce production and cut supply into the market. At the same time, demand in the market has declined mostly for seasonal reasons despite the positive sentiment created by the increases in raw material prices. The raw material price... Read More

The programme of Munich meeting

The programme of the SteelOrbis Fall’12 Conference and the 67th IREPAS meeting to be held in Munich is as follows: September 30th, Sunday 18:00 – 19:00 IREPAS Board Meeting 19:00 – 23:00 Welcome Cocktail at Hilton Munich Park Hotel   October 1st, Monday 09:30 – 12:30 IREPAS Committee Meetings 09:30–11:15 Wire Rod & Rebar Suppliers Committee (by invitation only) 09:30–11:15 Billet Suppliers Committee (by invitation... Read More

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