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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Ex-China HDG offers stable, small private mills may provide lower prices

Import slab prices in Asia decline due to low bids, cheap regional offers

Indian HDG exporters improve sales in Gulf at lower prices, EU buying scarce

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 26

US import HRC from Vietnam and Korea

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly stable, some upticks

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 26

HRC buying in Pakistan on hold, market seeks clearer direction

Coated steel prices fall in Turkey amid low demand, unclear prospects

Ex-China CRC prices still under pressure due to slow demand, tax uncertainty

US import HRC prices from Mexico hold steady

US HDG prices still rising amidst tight availability

HRC export offers stable in Brazil

HRC prices stable in EU, interest in import offers increases

CIS-based HRC exporters give in to pressure from buyers

Ex-China HRC prices indicate further decreases   

HRC prices in Vietnam fall below $900/mt CFR as exporters try to accelerate sales

Indian HRC export prices retreat amid fall in Asia, weak sales to EU

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

US import HDG prices steady after last week’s uptick

Ex-China steel plate prices move down

Local Indian CRC markets upbeat as producers negotiate higher long-term supply prices with auto companies

Local Indian HRC prices inch up as market factors in expected base price hike

US import HRC, CRC tons worth watching as domestic prices continue to soar

Brazilian slab producer about to close last deal for August shipment

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

US plate prices poised to rise after mill increase announcements

CRC imports delayed in Brazil due to price uncertainty

Local and import plate prices in Turkey trend down

Ex-China HDG offers decline due to continuous downtrend in local market

Indian HDG exporters push up prices amid renewed buying from EU

ArcelorMittal raises its coil prices in Europe after break of one month

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 25

US import CRC prices from South Africa and Europe

Slab buyers adopt “wait-and-see” strategy with Brazilian producers

Local HRC mostly stable in EU while number of import offers climbs

HRC prices in Vietnam keep going down amid falling bids, cheaper position cargoes

Emirati re-rollers continue to book ex-India HRC actively

Ex-CIS slab prices soften in offers to Turkey, following sales to alternative markets

Ex-China CRC prices still under pressure, but decline minimal

Import HRC pricing again aggressive in Turkey while local origins also get cheaper

Turkish spot flat prices stable, but negotiable

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 25

US import HRC from Vietnam and Korea

HDG exports offers stable in Brazil

US import HDG prices still climbing

Ex-India HRC sellers find few takers in Asia, focus on Middle East and renewed sales to EU

HDG pricing stable in Turkey, though negotiable

Fresh HRC bookings in Pakistan at higher prices

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

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