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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Mood in ex-China steel plate market worsens again after slight rise on first days of year

Local Indian CRC prices stable, but end-users lower volumes under long-term supply contracts

Local Indian HRC trade prices still soften, base price hikes by mills ignored

Indian mills seek higher flat steel base prices for January deliveries

Free Global View on HRC: Cautious optimism on prices still persists in most regions, trade yet to fully recover after ...

Nucor joins Cleveland Cliffs in HRC price increase, but is the uptrend running out of steam?

Plate spot market prices in the US

EU HRC prices stable due to winter holiday lull

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge up slightly

Ex-China HDG prices stable but with upward bias amid futures price hikes

CRC import price offers stable in Brazil

Local Chinese stainless steel prices stable or up slightly

Indian mills resume HRC exports to Middle East, EU still on holiday

Turkey’s flat steel spot prices rise somewhat despite slower trade

Ex-India HDG trade still in lull as deals remain elusive amid freight uncertainties

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 1, 2024

Cleveland Cliffs raises HRC prices to kick off the new year

Price range widens for Brazilian slab export offers

GCC buyers accept higher import HRC offers, booking some volumes from India

Ex-China CRC prices stable from mills, tradable prices up slightly

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 1, 2024

Local Indian HRC trade prices soften amid uncertainty over mills’ base prices

Local Indian CRC prices weaken amid rise in re-rollers’ inventories

Vietnam’s Hoa Phat raises local HRC prices, Chinese suppliers still most competitive

Ex-China HRC prices mainly stable but with some downward bias amid slow trade during holidays

Ex-China stainless steel prices remain stable

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move sideways

Asia’s import slab prices end the year higher, but buyers still focus on cheaper origins

Reference price increases for Brazilian slab export offers

Ex-India HDG prices mainly stable but freight surge keeps buyers away

Ex-China HDG prices still stable, local and futures prices keep fluctuating

Turkey's flat steel spot prices stable despite concerns over outlook

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 52, 2023

Brazilian HRC export price stable from two weeks ago

Local Chinese stainless steel prices move up slightly

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 52, 2023

Import HRC prices in Vietnam keep rising in amid China’s gains

GCC buyers show interest in ex-China HRC, import offers rise somewhat

Ex-China CRC prices rise slightly amid higher local and futures quotes

Reference price Brazilian slab export offers trends mostly stable

Pakistani CRC and HDG producers announce new hikes in offers prices to offset costlier feedstock

Ex-China HRC offer prices rise on further futures recovery, but trade remains limited

Ex-China steel plate prices move up despite limited demand

Local Indian CRC prices stable, but outlook turns negative of bearish demand forecasts

Local Indian HRC trade thin on year-end considerations, trend for January unclear

Global View on HRC: All main suppliers keep maintaining prices high, market evaluations remain optimistic

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge up slightly

European mills still target higher CRC/HDG offers, import offers follow suit

CRC import price offers rise slightly in Brazil

Vietnam’s HRC import prices keep fluctuate following changing ex-China offers

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