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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US import HDG prices hold steady week-over-week

Local Indian HRC trade prices barely move, threats of ex-Russia imports continue

Ex-China plate prices down by further slight margin, local market inches up

Local Indian CRC prices stable, re-rolling mills finally sign long-term supply contracts

US HRC prices at their lowest point since December 2020

Global View on HRC: Asia leads the race in price decreases

Romanian HRC prices mostly fall, some traders attempt hikes

Turkish retail flats prices trend up due to temporarily livelier trade

Chinese domestic PPGI prices continue their downtrend

Free HDG export offers decline in Brazil

Russia remains aggressive in sales and talks for slab and HRC in Turkey

Mood improves in EU domestic HRC market, import prices mainly stable

Ex-China HDG prices decrease, further decline expected

Hoa Phat cuts local HRC prices in Vietnam as demand and import prices fall

Turkey’s plate market continues to move down after holiday

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 29

Brazilian slab producers turn attention to the domestic market

Local Chinese stainless steel prices continue to fall

Import HRC offers to UAE decline, trading muted

CRC and coated steel prices relatively stable in Turkey despite suppliers’ aim to increase

Ex-India HRC prices down again, deals only at discounts amid rupee depreciation

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 29

Ex-China CRC prices drop rapidly despite some local rebound early this week

US import HDG coil faces headwinds against domestic prices

Sentiment and import HRC offers in Turkey dragged down by negative China, aggressive Russia

Slab prices in Asia drop further due to bad situation in HRC market

Ex-Japan HRC prices tumble, but suppliers expect recovery

Ex-China HRC prices keep falling, outlook still bearish

Ex-China stainless steel prices edge down

US HDG, Galvalume coil prices “not done correcting yet”

Local Indian HRC trade price stable, new ex-Russia import threat looms

Local Indian CRC trade prices stabilize owing to sustained low-volume bookings

Import HRC prices to Pakistan fall further, but buyers expect more declines

Chinese domestic and export plate prices down sharply by over $50/mt

Import HRC prices tumble by $40/mt in Vietnam due to China’s slump

US domestic plate prices “still high”

Where will US HRC, CRC prices stabilize?

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move on a downward trend

Negotiations remain unsettled for Brazilian slab shipments in September

Romanian flat steel prices stable, outlook for cold rolled mixed

European HRC prices seem to have bottomed out, but weak demand keeps trading low

Ex-China HDG prices weakening as sellers face slow demand everywhere

Ex-India HDG trade still inactive amid further widening of offer-bid gap

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 28

Ex-China HRC prices fall sharply amid huge drops in local and futures prices

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices decrease slightly

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 28

Ex-China CRC prices decline as local quotations tumble by $58/mt

Ex-India HRC exports limited amid poor demand and competition, possible tax withdrawal boosts mood

Formosa cuts HRC prices in Vietnam amid poor demand, falling import prices

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