Flats and Slab Analyses

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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CRC import price offers decline in Brazil

Ex-China steel plate prices move sideways

Local Indian CRC prices move up following base price hike by mills

Free Local Indian HRC prices edge up after mills hike base prices but discounted sales emerge

US flat steel steady to lower on scant demand, flat to lower early June scrap call

Global View on HRC: Most suppliers still keep prices stable though trade remains slow

Romania’s flat steel market stable despite weaker trade

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move sideways

Brazilian HDG export prices see slight increases

European HRC mills refuse to cut prices despite weak demand

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 20, 2024

Turkey's flats spot prices stable, demand still insufficient

Chinese HDG export prices edge down following local price declines

Import HRC finds no buyer in Turkey amid weak demand, cautious buyers

Asian slab exporters struggle to push volumes at higher prices for July shipment

GCC buyers show interest in Chinese HRC as import offers decrease

Import HRC prices in Pakistan stable, but bids soften amid slow demand

Local Chinese stainless steel prices fluctuate slightly, trade at normal levels

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 20, 2024

Ex-China CRC offer prices decline amid softer local and futures prices

Vietnam’s import HRC market lacks clarity as gap with suppliers’ offers widens

Large Indian steel mills hike flats base prices for May, demand not so supportive

Mood among Chinese HRC exporters worsens amid lower futures prices

Ex-India HRC prices stable, trade slow amid rising competition

Ex-China stainless steel prices stable despite softer nickel prices

Brazilian slabs export prices stable week-on-week

Ex-China steel plate market stable, but mood slightly more negative

Local HRC trade prices in India unchanged, some mills target base price hike amid less allocation

Local Indian CRC prices still stable amid uncertain outlook in user industries

Baosteel raises local HRC prices by $7/mt for May

Brazilian HRC export price stable in two weeks

Free Global View on HRC: Most HRC suppliers keep offers stable, uncertainty over future price trend still persists

US flat steel trends lower as May spot market seeks solid price signals

Chinese domestic PPGI prices increase, mood negative amid drop in HRC futures

Formosa hikes HRC prices by $15/mt in Vietnam, despite slow demand and pressure from Chinese suppliers

Non-VAT steel export offers from China start to revive gradually

Buyers not ready for higher slab offers attempted by Asian mills, push for discounts

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 19, 2024

Turkish flats spot prices decline somewhat as demand remains very poor

Local and import HRC prices in EU stable amid moderate restocking

Ex-India HDG prices stable, more sellers active in submitting offers

Chinese HDG exporters keep prices stable, but mood improves locally

Ex-China CRC offer prices remain stable despite better mood locally

Local Chinese stainless steel prices stable or down slightly, demand sluggish

Import HRC prices fluctuate in Vietnam following changing ex-China offers 

Brazilian slab export prices in upward trend

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 19, 2024

Emirati HRC buyers wait and see as China continues to raise offers

Chinese HRC export price trend lacks clarity, local market still gradually improving

Ex-India HRC offer prices rise but only to Europe, most sellers still not keen on exports

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