Top Stories Global SCRAP REGISTER en-us 2017-04-26T11:36:44+01:00 European Steel demand expects top grow further>uploads/news/2017/4/15494484631493186584 The European Steel industry expects an annual steel demand growth of 2.5 percent this year, on the back of recent strong economic sentiment extending into March. US Silver Scrap prices witness drop tracking weakness in Silver Futures>uploads/news/2017/4/20738871471493147551 United States silver scrap prices witnessed a drop on Monday, tracking the weakness in silver futures prices at New York Mercantile Exchange amid investors raised bets that Emmanuel Macron would emerge victorious in the second round of the French elections on May 7. US Scrap Gold prices fell in line with Gold Futures>uploads/news/2017/4/1692890531493147691 United States gold scrap prices fell on Monday, while silver futures prices at New York Mercantile Exchange ended lower after the outcome of the first round of France’s presidential election eased fears of an outcome that could threaten the country’s membership in the euro and the European Union. Many risks should keep Gold demand at a high level>uploads/news/2017/4/18006465991493127187 Monday’s downdraft in gold became a buying opportunity, with a number of factors continuing to support the market, said Commerzbank. India likely to overcome Japan as second largest Steel producing country>uploads/news/2017/4/13133759731493125424 India's Steel production during the month of March this year increased 8.2 percent to 9 million tons, which is highest among the major producing countries. The world's average production increased by4.6 percent during March. US Raw Steel production increases to 1,715,000 net tons>uploads/news/2017/4/10020303901493116990 United States domestic raw steel production was 1,715,000 net tons in the week ended on April 22, 2017 while the capability utilization rate was 73.6 percent, according to the latest figures from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). Global apparent refined Copper usage advance in January>uploads/news/2017/4/9110213211493118533 Global apparent refined copper usage is estimated to have increased by around 1.8% in January 2017, according to the latest figures released by the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange plunge further to 1170 points>uploads/news/2017/4/15795826121493115879 The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for ships carrying dry bulk commodities plunged further to 1170 points on Monday mainly due to a decline in cape, panamax and supramax indices. Global Copper mine production increases by around 4% in January>uploads/news/2017/4/1174468561493105118 Global copper mine production is estimated to have increased by around 4% in January 2017 year on year, with concentrate production increasing by around 5% and solvent extraction-electrowinning (SX-EW) declining by 2%, According to the International Copper Study Group (ICSG). Macron showing in French Election cuts Gold's risk premium>uploads/news/2017/4/17500930531493103363 A strong performance by Emmanuel Macron during the first round of the French presidential election Sunday wiped away much of gold's risk premium during early-Monday Asian trading, said MKS (Switzerland) S.A.