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 plate mills not eager to cut prices

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 14

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices mostly continue to decrease 

Ex-China CRC prices remain low amid weak overseas demand, local price decline

Turkey’s HDG prices fall below $600/mt

HRC prices dip in UAE, uncertainty grips market

US import HDG prices still steady

HRC export price shows sharp decline in Brazil

Black Sea HRC prices fall below $400/mt FOB, business challenging

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

Import HRC offers to Turkey hit new low, trade minimal

China resumes import of commercial grade HRC

Ex-China HRC prices under pressure, still far from being the most competitive

Business slow in Turkey’s plate market

Egypt gets lower HRC offers from EU and CIS, deals sporadic

Have US HDG prices shifted in the past week?

Indian HRC exporters sell up to 100,000 mt at low prices, overcome logistical barriers

China’s interest in slab imports still strong, bid prices fall further

Local Indian CRC prices decline for third week as road transport halts

Strong local demand keeps China’s plate export prices stable, attracts imports

Indian mills face stock build-up despite output cuts, higher discounts for local HRC

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 14

US HRC prices tick downward

At lower prices, Brazilian slab exports shift focus to Asia

Turkish HRC and CRC prices fall by up to $30/mt, demand close to zero

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move sideways

Indian HRC import activity comes to halt amid rising risks of delivery disruptions

US plate prices steady, but flexible

US CRC prices “increasingly flexible”

HRC domestic prices increase in Brazil

Price unchanged but few deals closed for Galvalume exports from Brazil

Demand muted in Turkey’s flat steel spot market

Some Chinese HDG exporters adopt aggressive pricing stance

Aggressive ex-India offers push HRC prices further down in Vietnam

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 13

China active in slab imports, prices plummet

Indian HDG export prices tumble as integrated mills rush to conclude deals

Low demand pulls local plate prices down in Turkey

Positions of HRC sellers to UAE weaken, concerns escalate

Chinese exporters cut HRC prices sharply despite firm local market

Local Chinese stainless steel prices continue to decrease

Italian HRC market at a standstill due to lockdown measures

Ex-China CRC prices move down sharply

Sizeable discounts possible in Turkey’s coated steel market, demand minimal

US import HDG market concerned about supply chain disruptions

HRC export price declines in Brazil

Workable price for import and local HRC falls further in Turkey

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

Slab prices in Asia keep dropping fast, many suppliers interested in selling

Chinese exporters cut HRC prices sharply, but competition with India, CIS grows

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