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Argus Steel Feedstocks

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Covering all major international markets, Argus Steel Feedstocks provides daily price assessments for the international iron ore, coking coal, metallurgical coke and ferrous scrap markets. 

This service features extensive global news coverage, expert analysis and in-depth market commentary produced by a global network of specialist analysts and reporters. Its coking coal prices are used as the basis of physical and paper transactions in North America and in Asia, whilst the 62pc Fe ICX™ price is used as a basis for physical transactions in the Chinese market. All price assessments are produced in line with a detailed Argus methodology.

Key Features

  • Over 60 iron ore, scrap metallurgical and coking coal price assessments 
  • Coverage of the downstream commodity steel market
  • Coverage of daily iron ore deals, bids and offers
  • Daily news coverage, market analysis and commentary via Argus Direct
  • Ferrous scrap deals and quality differential tables
  • Freight rates
  • Weekly PDF report summarising key price movements and market trends
  • Full Argus pricing methodology and compliance

Data & Downloads

This service also features downloadable market data published in spreadsheet format, available only in Argus Direct.

  • All historical pricing information, fully downloadable
  • Russian railings of steel-making raw materials
  • Russian export rail shipments, steel feedstocks

Markets covered

Iron ore prices include: 
Fe iron ore fines cfr Qingdao | FE lump premium cfr Qingdao | Month to date averages | Weekly portside iron ore prices | Spot iron ore freight prices

Coking coal prices include: 
fob Australia (low-vol & mid-vol) | cfr China (low-vol & mid-vol) | fob Hampton Roads (low-vol, high vol A & high-vol B) | fob Colombia (mid-vol) | spot coal freight prices

Pulverised Coal Injection (PCI) prices include:
fob Australia (low-vol & mid-vol) | cfr China (low-vol & mid-vol) | cfr India (low-vol & mid-vol) | fob Baltic (low-vol & mid-vol) | cif ARA (low-vol & mid-vol)

Metallurgical coke prices include:
62 CSR met coke, fob north China | 65 CSR met coke, fob north China

Ferrous scrap prices include:
HMS 1/2 (80:20) cfr Turkey | HMS 1/2 (75:25), fob Rotterdam | A3, cif Marmara | A3, fob CIS Black Sea

More information

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