Davis Index – Daily metal prices, scrap prices & global metal market


Steel Authority of India reported a 36pc rise in sales volume in November 2019 compared to previous year.   Government owned, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) sales volume was at 1.41mn mt during November 2019 as compared to previous year, stating it as one of the industry’s best. &nbs

China lax on overcapacity controls into 2019. China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently warned that the steel sector is facing illegal capacity from new unapproved mills and from those that were expected to be shut down in capacity swaps.   A trend of growth i

A Superior Court ruling on October 3, 2019, has ordered the license reinstatement of Excel Recycling, located in Freetown Massachusetts.    After receiving complaints from residents about noise and emissions coming from Excel’s scrap metal processing plant, Freetown’s Board of Sele

Russian scrap exporters complain that around 30pc of quota cannot be used. They refer to the fact that some companies, which received quotas, don’t exist anymore or don’t export. Scrap collectors ask Russian Government to handle the situation and re-allocate unused quotas.   Exporter’s co

National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) will supply iron ore for the proposed steel plant in Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh. The state expects investments of Rs2 lakh crore in steel and petroleum sectors in the next five years.    The assurance for supply of iron ore to

Refined lead production in September was up 9pc at 1,051,800mt compared to 973,200mt in the same month prior year. Consumption of refined led was up 12pc to 1,112,200mt compared to 1,112,200 prior year, according to WBMS.    Lead deficit however doubled to 310,000mt in the period Jan-Sept