ME-METALS Middle East Mines And Metals Directory.COPYRIGHTImported HRC Offers to Bangladesh Increase Following Hike in Offers from ChinaSteelMint in conversation with market participants learned that Imported HRC offers to Bangladesh reported surge by around USD 15-20/MT from China., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTIndian Ferro Chrome Offers to China Find Acceptability after Going HigherIndian Ferro Chrome prices remains unchanged in the domestic market amid sluggish market conditions. However, prices in the global market have risen., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTTurkey: Imported Scrap Prices Range-Bound in Recent TradesSteelMint learned from industry participants that Turkey’s imported scrap market has observed limited bookings so far this week at almost stable prices. However, steel mills remain hesitant to buy aggressively amid high offers and weak finish steel demand., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTIndia: SAIL's Pig iron Auction Receives Improved Response on Reduced Base PricesCompany reduced base price by INR 300/MT in today's auction and nearly 42% material got booked., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTChinese Graphite Electrode Prices Inch Down amid Tepid DemandAfter remaining stable over the last two weeks, China’s higher grade Graphite Electrode prices plunged down by RMB 2,000/MT (USD 298/MT) this week., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTSouth Korean Ferrous Scrap Imports Hit 4 Year High Amid Increased Bulk ImportsJapanese scrap exports to South Korea recorded above 0.40 MnT mark successively for the 2nd month while US scrap exports hit 5-month high in Feb'19, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTBangladesh: Imported Scrap Market Silent amid Subdued DemandSteelMint learned from industry participants that imported scrap market in Bangladesh has observed very limited trades for imported scrap amid subdued demand this week., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTBHP steps up efforts to win neck and neck battle for Ecuador’s copper richesWorld’s largest miner BHP (ASX, NYSE:BHP) took a key step this week towards increasing its presence in Ecuador, the new darling of copper prospectors, by signing an earn-in and joint venture deal with Canada’s Luminex Resources (TSX-V:LR)., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTAnother 10MT of iron ore off the market as Vale halts Alegria mineBrazil’s Vale (NYSE:VALE) has halted operations at the Alegria iron mine in the Mariana complex of Minas Gerais state, which may remove up to 10 million tonnes a year from the market., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMTChinese electric vehicle makers are gorging on nickelBattery metals tracker Adamas Intelligence says Chinese electric vehicle manufacturers deployed 253% more nickel in passenger EV batteries in January this year compared to 2018., 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT