/Our news
Our news 2017-10-16T17:14:42+00:00

Market Development January 2017

Market sentimentThe positive sentiment for stainless steel prices continues in the first half of 2017. With an expected growth of 3,4%, the prospect for the global economy is optimistic. In this first month of the [...]

Stainless Steel base prices to increase in July

One of Europe’s largest manufacturers of stainless steel recently announced to increase the stainless steel base price starting from July due to the current market conditions. It is expected that stainless steel prices will rise [...]

Recovery of stainless steel prices in sight?

After months of declining stainless steel prices, the end appears to be in sight. Last month Outokompu said they do not expect a recovery in the stainless steel market on short notice, however, the tide seems [...]

Aluminum: 10 Little known facts

Aluminum is known as light, strong, non-magnetic and corrosion resistant. But did you alo know it was once known as the ‘Metal of Kings’ during the mid-19th century? I will describe more little known facts [...]

The forecast for metals is looking bright…

Cloudy with a chance of prosperity Base metals: Growing potential ABN AMRO has shared their metal forecast for 2015 and 2016. According to the predictions of ABN AMRO the Base metals has a lot of growing potential in [...]

What to Expect for Nickel & Stainless Steel 2015

An overview and a possible game changer…   Looking back on Nickel & Stainless Steel 2014 As usual stainless steel activity was up and down in 2014. The major components behind this being first and foremost, Nickel’s [...]

China & Taiwan Anti Dumping Case Still Ongoing

EU Buyers Reluctant to Buy From Asia   The European Commission (EC) launched an investigation into alleged dumping of stainless steel into the European Union by Chinese and Taiwanese producers a while ago. Imports of [...]

ABN Forecasts Price Rise For Industrial Metals

Aluminium is best performing metal of 2014!   ABN-AMRO's recent report on industrial metals concluded that the falling prices in the metal market are mostly short lived and current increased demands from China and the [...]