Steel Prices & Market Analyses

SteelOrbis’ team of researchers and analysts report on the latest steel price changes and trends on the Steel Prices and Market Analyses pages. Approximately 30 fresh steel prices and steel market analyses derived from actual steel market transactions are posted every day.


Scrap & Raw Materials
02 Apr Iron ore price boosted by more active trading in China, outlook not bright
02 Apr China still interested in pig iron imports, bids fall
01 Apr Ferrosilicon prices in local Chinese market - week 14
01 Apr Ferromanganese prices in local Chinese market - week 14
01 Apr India’s import scrap market in panic due to volumes stuck at ports, contract cancelations
01 Apr Iron ore price softens despite supply concerns, after steel price fall in China
01 Apr Ex-Japan scrap prices to stay under pressure as Hyundai Steel stops bidding
01 Apr Latest bulk scrap sale to Bangladesh in line with expectations
31 Mar Brazilian iron ore prices remain in a downtrend
31 Mar Daily iron ore prices CFR China - March 31, 2020
Tube and Pipe
02 Apr US HSS market “expects price adjustment any minute”
31 Mar US OCTG market activity “all but dead”
27 Mar US line pipe market activity slows amidst crashing oil prices
27 Mar Turkish welded pipe prices decline
26 Mar Local Chinese steel pipe prices mostly move down
25 Mar US HSS prices steady but uncertain
25 Mar Chinese steel pipe export offer prices move sideways
20 Mar US line pipe prices stable, for now
20 Mar Welded pipe prices fall once again in Turkey
19 Mar Local Chinese steel pipe prices fluctuate slightly 
Flats and Slab
02 Apr US CRC market has all eyes on scrap
02 Apr Offer prices for Brazilian HDG exports show sharp decline
02 Apr Prices decrease in Turkish spot flat steel market
02 Apr Italian HRC prices unchanged amid uncertain market conditions
02 Apr Deal prices for HRC in Vietnam fall below $400/mt CFR, no bottom yet
02 Apr Ex-China HDG prices move sideways, local market falling
02 Apr Indian HDG export prices tumble further, sellers unable to give firm delivery dates
01 Apr US plate mills not eager to cut prices
01 Apr Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 14
01 Apr Chinese domestic stainless steel prices mostly continue to decrease 
Longs and Billet
02 Apr US domestic wire rod prices set to decline
02 Apr Falling local prices drag China’s import billet price idea down further
02 Apr Lower billet prices cannot trigger any interest in Southeast Asia
02 Apr Business for wire rod weakens in UAE, deal prices fall
02 Apr Local and import billet booked in Turkey at lowest price available for now
02 Apr Kardemir’s reduced billet and rebar prices attract buyers, sales closed
02 Apr Turkish mill Icdas increases its rebar price by TRY 40/mt
02 Apr Ex-China wire rod prices stable as overseas demand freezes, local mood bearish
02 Apr Wire rod prices in Turkey’s Karabuk region collapse
02 Apr Turkey’s Kardemir cuts billet price by $22/mt