Steel Business Briefing Ltd (SBB) was formed in London in 2001 by a small group of steel professionals. Its philosophy was, and still is, to serve the global steel business with quality news, prices, research and events.

SBB now has six offices around the world in key steel areas, and publishes every day in 7 languages. We have over 130 members of staff, are read by over 80,000 people daily, and continue to grow rapidly.


What we do

Our information products bring you closer to steel facts and other steel people, and have become an essential part of our customers’ daily business.

Key products and services include:

  • Daily Steel News – SBB Daily Briefing
  • Weekly Steel News – SBB World Steel Review
  • Industry Reports including SBB Analytics CHINA, Global Market Outlook and SBB Insight
  • Steel Industry conferences and events
  • Market Research
  • Steel Company Directory
  • Wall Maps
  • Executive training and master classes
  • Prices for over 200 steel products
  • The Steel Index reference prices

Who are our Clients?

SBB services are relied upon by people doing business throughout the steel industry including senior executives and decision makers at steel mills, traders, distributors & stock holders, service centres, suppliers, end users (eg. Auto and construction), logisitics & shipping companies, banks & finance institutions, associations and government bodies.

What do our Clients say about SBB?

“A really useful and wide-ranging source of information and intelligence, especially given the fast changing face of the global steel business.” CHEMETALL PLC

“I am very impressed with the world market news on steel that we have on hand through SBB” GOEL & GOEL

“I absolutely love steelbb. It has great info. I do not know how you can gather so much info in one day! Really great!” JW Transport LLC

“Very useful site for anyone trying to understand the global metals market.” Nucor

“I have found the information of great use in analyzing market trends and forecasting. In fact, since the trial I was able to determine the next price increase in raw material-billets within 5USD of the true cost.” CARIBBEAN STEEL MILLS

Join us!

If you like the idea of working for a fresh, dynamic, global company in one of the world’s most sophisticated and fastest developing industries, then you should consider SBB.

You would fit in at SBB if you:

  • Are multi-lingual: as a global company we seek staff with excellent language skills
  • Like working with people: SBB is totally focused on the relationships with our customers and people in the steel industry.

We are constantly seeking quality employees to be journalists, research analysts and sales staff, to work in our various offices around the world – you can find the details of current vacancies on our Jobs in Steel page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about your SBB service, you can call one of our local offices – you’ll find all our contact details including telephone numbers in Contact Us. We also enjoy meeting our customers regularly so if you are close by one of our offices, please visit us to say hello! 

SBB is a privately held and UK based organisation. We are independent, without any steel industry shareholding, allowing us to serve the sector objectively and impartially. Information about the ownership of SBB may be found by contacting UK Companies House ( Our company registration number is 4199965. 


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