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Astra Upgraded due to Iraq Steel Mill

By John Lee. Aljazira Capital has raised its rating on Astra Industrial Group to overweight from neutral after the Saudi industrial conglomerate started a new steel millin Iraq. The Jeddah-based investment bank was initially expecting the melt shop of 450,000 metric tons/year of billet and mill of 300,000 mt/y of rebar to begin operations in […]

Basra Steel Plans “on Hold”

By John Lee. the Basra Iron & Steel Company (BISCO) has reportedly put its new rebar mill investment on hold due to regional political issues. A decision on further progress is expected to be taken after talks with the Basra Investment Commission (BIC) later in September. ArabSteel reports that BISCO, an investment by Isa Unal, […]