Flats and Slab

SteelOrbis provides the latest flats and slab prices and price trends via the flats and slab price reports and market analyses listed below. These flats and slab price reports are derived from actual flats and slab market transactions and they can also be viewed on a weekly basis by using the archive drop-down tool below.

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US HRC, CRC prices jump due to widespread restocking

Low HRC availability in Japan supports local prices, limited export discounts

Turkey’s HRC market stable despite cautious mood

Brazilian slab export offers stable week-on-week

Lower import HRC offers make Pakistani buyers more cautious

Ex-China HDG prices down due to worsening sentiment locally

Pessimistic outlook in Turkey’s flat steel spot market

Indian HDG exporters maintain prices, buyers resist due to weaker ex-China prices

US HDG prices shoot upward

US plate prices reflect week-over-week increase

Price of imported CRC increases in Brazil

Ex-China CRC prices stop going up due to falling HRC prices

Local Chinese stainless steel prices fluctuate, some prices up slightly

Russian HRC mills gradually start export sales for November production

Lower offers from China and depressed bids bring HRC prices in Vietnam down

HDG sellers in UAE forced to accept lower prices in deals

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 38

Import HRC offers in UAE firm, buyers cautious

US HDG market reacts to latest price increase

Offers for HDG exports increase in Brazil

Ex-China stainless steel prices remain stable

Uptrend of HRC prices continues in Europe

Chinese HRC exporters cut prices and become more competitive, outlook bearish

Prices stable, demand low in Turkish steel plate market

US import HDG trends generally stable

US Steel announces another flats price increase

Indian HRC exporters under pressure even despite reduced allocation

China’s pause in imports and weaker HRC weigh on slab market in Asia

Another increase in Turkish coated steel prices

Ex-China plate prices stabilize and downside risks emerge, foreign buyers a bit more active

Ex-CIS slab prices rise in deals to Turkey, suppliers bullish

Local Indian CRC price uptrend takes pause, outlook strong

Bookings higher in local Indian HRC market, second base price hike possible in September

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 38

Domestic and import HRC prices sustained in Turkey

US HRC prices continue to firm while CRC prices remain strong

Baosteel raises local flats prices for October, indicating outlook not so bad

CIS successfully continues selling HRC for October production

Formosa Ha Tinh hikes HRC prices for Nov by another $40/mt, bids for imports down

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge up

US plate prices steady after increase

Ex-China HDG further up amid steady sales, but falling HRC prices hurt sentiment

Indian HDG exporters hike prices again as allocation not high, trading almost silent

HRC export offers increase in Brazil

US import HDG prices stabilize after last week’s uptick

Local Chinese stainless steel prices start to fall amid lower nickel prices

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 37

Import HRC deal prices in Pakistan rise further

More HRC deals disclosed in Vietnam, buyers cautious as prices in China down

ArcelorMittal increases its HRC offers in EU market

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