Argus Ferrous Markets includes over 1,700 assessments and delivers unbiased price data, reports and market commentary from across coking coal, iron ore, ferrous scrap, steel and relevant freight rates.

The service offers key indexes used and trusted around the world. Customers in Australia, Colombia and the US rely on our coking coal prices, along with iron ore customers in China and ferrous scrap customers in the Atlantic basin.

Key features


Mine-to-Mill price data

More than 1,700 global price assessments.


Global service

A global service with teams in Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.


LME data

Exchange data available from the LME, CME Group’s Comex and Nymex, and SHFE.


News coverage

Breaking news from the world’s ferrous markets, wherever you are.



Incisive analysis of key developments and their market impact.



Independent, transparent and trusted methodology.

Customers that benefit

The Argus Ferrous Markets service is global in focus and offers powerful analytical tools, making it the essential intelligence service for ferrous metal professionals. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Manufacturers

    Using carbon and stainless steel in manufacturing processes use our market data to index scrap shipments back to mills for recycling.

  • Government officials

    Such as those in Colombia, use the Argus Ferrous Markets service for mining royalty collection, valuing royalty and tax payments for coking coal exports.
  • Coking coal producers

    Use the Argus Ferrous Markets service's price data to index sales contracts to the market, ensuring their customer agreements are durable over time and resilient in volatile markets.

  • Iron ore producers

    Index sales contracts for iron ore to world markets using our price data, ensuring their offtake agreements are always priced correctly.