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Bridging the Energy Gap: Bangladesh’s Strategic Pivot to Imported Coal

Imported coal usage increasing at power plants Scarce natural gas supplies support imports Thermal coal imports may touch 19 mnt by 2026 Morning Brief: In the midst of its escalating energy demand, Bangladesh has witnessed a significant 44% y-o-y increase in…

Bangladesh: Ferrous scrap imports witness contrasting trends in CY’23 amid macroeconomic headwinds

Bangladesh has emerged as one of the top three importers of ferrous scrap in South Asia. Over the last three years (2021-2023), bulk scrap imports have grown from 60% to 67% of the country’s total imports. Overall bulk scrap imports…

Global tonnage down over 10% in ship recycling; Bangladesh remain on Top spot

Eased LC issues help Bangladesh secure vessels Prices of both containers, tankers fall y-o-y Indian prices may increase amid scant inventory Morning Brief: The global ship-breaking market remained in deep waters in 2023. Total tonnage sunk 13% to 2.8 million light…

Bangladesh: Steel demand to surge by CY’27; Infrastructure & Port projects to lead the way

Chattogram, Matarbari to ease congestion, boost scrap imports Mills eye production increase to feed additional demand Urbanisation, improved global scenario to support mills Morning Brief: Bangladesh, a key South Asian country, is set to see an increase in steel demand in…

Singapore International Ferrous Week 2024

2024 Event Calendar 6 May 2024 SGX COMMODITIES AWARDS AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION (By-invite-only) SIFW OPENING CEREMONY AND WELCOME DINNER 7 May 2024 SINGAPORE GREEN STEEL FORUM 8 May 2024 SINGAPORE IRON ORE FORUM 9 May 2024 SINGAPORE COKING COAL CONFERENCE…

Critical Materials Conference – Johannesburg 2024

Critical Materials Conference – Johannesburg 2024 Venue: @Sandton Hotel, Johannesburg Schedule: 09/09/2024 – 11/09/2024 Join Project Blue and key government, industry and finance stakeholders to discuss ferroalloy trends in South Africa’s mining heartland. Meet us in Johannesburg for an exciting programme and…

MENA GREEN STEEL SUMMIT 2024
IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL | SEPTEMBER 25TH-26TH, DUBAI, UAE

About Our Event why you should join Obtain market intelligence on the latest market and technology development in green steel technology. Conducting technical exchanges with hundreds of industry professionals and decision makers Establish new contacts and explore potential business growing…

2024 SEAISI Conference & Exhibition
Date: 13th -16th May 2024 | Venue: Ariyana Convention Centre, Danang, Vietnam

About this Event SEAISI’s 2024 Conference & Exhibition will be held from 13 – 16 May 2024 in Da Nang, Vietnam. This is your opportunity to participate and network with business titans in the steel industry, obtain in-depth knowledge from…

BIR World Recycling Convention and Exhibition
Date: (26) 27 – 29 May 2024 | Venue: Bella Center Copenhagen

The next BIR World Recycling Convention and Exhibition will take place from (26) 27 – 29 May 2024 in wonderful Copenhagen. In 2023, we witnessed record registration numbers at both BIR Conventions, in May and October. BIR membership also significantly…

Asia Coke 2024
Date: 26th – 27th June 2024 | Venue: Singapore

Event Overview The global coke, coal and steel industry has faced many challenges due to declining demand for steel, geopolitical tensions, environmental regulations, high interest rates, currency fluctuations, and a troubled Chinese real estate sector. Some of these are structural…