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 HRC prices down further amid poor demand, local drop  

Exporters fail to provide lower slab prices in Asia

US HDG prices inch upward once again

US import HRC from Mexico

Ex-China steel plate prices decline as bearish mood persists

Indian CRC prices supported by auto firms moving towards full capacity use

Local Indian HRC prices remain high, stray discounted sales ruled out as a concern

US HRC, CRC prices still rising

Price reference increases for Brazilian slab export offers

Mixed sentiments in Turkey’s HRC segment

Turkey refrains from slab purchases amid unstable flats prices

Import HRC prices in Vietnam under pressure from low demand

Chinese domestic PPGI prices remain stable

Ex-CIS HRC deal price range widens, outlook unclear

Ex-China HDG prices relatively stable, outlook not promising

Ex-India HDG prices lower in response to soft bids from Gulf, sellers cut export allocations

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 24

HRC export offers show small increase in Brazil

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly increase

Workable ex-Turkey CRC prices decline as local demand silent

Turkish coated steel prices down again, pressure increases

Ex-China CRC offers down $10/mt, discounts in deals much bigger

Turkish flat steel spot market prices fall further, outlook gloomy

Tokyo Steel raises only heavy plate prices in June, other product prices stable

HRC prices stable in EU as supply remains tight

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 24

How much higher can US HDG prices go?

Ex-China tradable HRC prices fail to improve as local market weaker after holiday

Pakistani customers book HRC in anticipation of price hike

Hoa Phat cuts local HRC prices in Vietnam as demand falls, import prices seek direction

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

Slab prices in Asia still under pressure, but most sellers resist

Indian exporters sell HRC to Middle East and waiting for EU, avoiding low prices in Asia

US import HDG prices stable after last week’s shift

Brazilian slab export offers have new price reference

Emirati HRC buyers replenish stocks despite expectations of further price drop

Local Indian CRC prices maintain higher levels amid improved bookings from key users

Local Indian HRC tradable prices keep increasing as base prices have room to rise further

CRC imports remain postponed in Brazil due to price uncertainties

US HRC prices fast approaching $1,700/nt

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move sideways

Formosa Ha Tinh rolls over HRC prices in Vietnam despite big pressure on local demand

Import steel plate offers rise sharply in Turkey

Local flats prices announced in Russia, mostly increase

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for July

Import HRC offers fail to improve in Turkey, local mills still prefer to wait

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 23

Ex-China HDG offers show minimal changes, weak demand exerts pressure

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly stable

Ex-India HDG prices stable, some exporters provide discounts for deals in Gulf

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