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Ukraine: rebar manufacturers to drop prices

In early September Ukrainian exporters of rebars announced a price drop. Rebar manufacturers were unable to keep the previous price level, experts say. Due to the low sales in August most companies had to review their price policy. …

ArcelorMittal SA calls for more protection

Steel maker ArcelorMittal South Africa has called on the government to provide more protection from cheap Chinese steel coming into the country. The government last month said that it would impose a 10 percent tariff on steel imports …

$4b iron ore project strikes China agreement

Four of the companies involved have asked to remain anonymous; the other is Jinan based and state-owned Shandong Iron & Steel Group, the seventh largest producer of steel in China. Shandong Iron & Steel Group signalled its intent …

Tight pollution controls affect major industries

That accounts for about 5.7 percent of the city’s GDP in 2014, according to Tangshan’s bureau of statistics. Under pressure to curb pollution, the city has shut down 2,382 companies involved in the iron, steel, cement and coking …