China Domestic Prices

China Metals Weekly (CMW), August 10th newsletter reported that prices moved-up robustly on all product lines on a month over month (m/m), basis. Angles advanced 12.7% to $568 per ton, channels increased by 12.4% to $555. Beams rose 11.6% to $549. Wire rod priced increased 14.7% to $560 and rebar jumped by 12.9% to $545 [...]

Non-Residential Consensus Forecast for 2017 and 2018

In its July update, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) consensus non-residential forecast is for aggregate spending to increase by 3.8% year on year (y/y), in 2017. Non-residential spending is projected to increase an additional 3.6% in 2018. Twice per year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), publishes its non-Residential Consensus Forecast. The consensus forecast [...]