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๐Ÿ”ฅ Metal Market Trend Updates! ๐Ÿ”ฅ

I hope this update finds you riding the wave of success! ๐Ÿ„โ€โ™‚๏ธ In this month's edition, we're diving deep into the red-hot trends steering the steel and scrap metal industry. Get ready for a rollercoaster of market madness, where every dip and surge tells a tale of opportunity!


๐Ÿ“Š Month-to-Month Analysis ๐Ÿ“ˆ


๐Ÿƒย Bull Case ๐Ÿš€

- Nickel is up ๐Ÿ“ˆย from $15,844 to $17,366 (+9.6%) ๐ŸŽ‰.


๐Ÿปย Bear Case ๐Ÿ“‰

- Pig iron is down ๐Ÿ”ปย $475 to $460 / GT (-3.1%) ๐Ÿท.

- Steel HRC ex-works US Midwest domestic lead times โฑ๏ธ decreased from 4 to 3 weeks ๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธ.

- US Midwest Domestic HRC Futures are down ๐Ÿ”ป from $960 to $795 (-17.2%).

- April HRC futures are lower at $788 / NT ๐Ÿ“‰.

- Chinese steel rebar is down ๐Ÿ”ปย 3,859 to 3,766 (-2.4%) ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ.

- Turkey HMS (80:20) is down ๐Ÿ”ปย $433 to $395 / MT (-8.8%) ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท.


๐Ÿ“Œย Noteworthy Observations ๐Ÿง

- February was unseasonably warm across the US ๐ŸŒก๏ธ, aiding scrap flows โ™ป๏ธ. With steel demand slowing ๐Ÿ“‰ and shrinking lead times ๐Ÿ•’, scrap prices are expected to remain under pressure in March ๐Ÿ”.


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