Posts in Market Stats and Wire Expo

Investors Hope for an Uptick in Copper Prices in Shaghai

August 01, 2013

With  copper prices  weighed down by a supply glut, Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) is ho... (more)

Demand for Insulated Wire, Cable to Exceed $29-Billion

July 08, 2013

US demand for insulated wire and cable is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year through 2017 to $29.2 billion, recovering from declin... (more)

Japan Copper and Cable Shipments Advance for First Time in 6 Months

June 25, 2013

Japan’s copper wire and cable shipments climbed 2.1% in May 2013 from a year earlier increasing for the first time in 6 months ... (more)

Fiber-optic Cable Makers increase Production Capacity

June 17, 2013

China companies turning out fiber-optic cables embark on expansion projects to meet the requirements of a dynamic networking environment, ... (more)

Brazilian Steel Mills Suspend Long Steel Export Products

May 31, 2013

It is reported that the Brazilian steel mills have suspended exports of steel long products such as rebar and steel wires due to sluggish ... (more)

Turkish Wire Rod Exports Jump by 30% MoM in March 2013

May 22, 2013

According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute Turkey’s exports of wire rods totaled 100,271 tonne in March, rising... (more)

Chinese Copper Wire Prices Fall 0.7%

March 28, 2013

Chinese copper wire saw the biggest price decline of the day, dropping 0.7 percent on March 26, 2013. The price of Chinese copper bar fell... (more)

Turkish Exports of Steel Wire Product Rise In Start of 2013

March 17, 2013

According to data released by the Turkish Statistics Institute, Turkey exported 68,033 tons of steel wire products in January rising by 15... (more)

Japan Copper and Cable Shipments Drop as Automaker Demand Dips

February 22, 2013

Japan’s copper wire and cable shipments declined 2.7% in January decreasing for a second month as demand from the auto, electric mac... (more)

Steel and Iron Inventories Have Been Decreasing

October 25, 2012

Inventories of steel and iron ore have decreased since the beginning of September. The price of steel... (more)