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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Asian slab market at standstill, prices may already be at bottom

Turkey’s coated and CRC prices still trending down

US HDG, Galvalume coil price still steady, week-over-week

US import HRC from Vietnam and Serbia

US import CRC from Russia, Turkey, Vietnam and Taiwan "significantly lower" than domestic offers

Ex-Japan HRC prices in Asia hover at $1,000/mt CFR despite slower local demand

Turkey’s HRC prices decline further

Indian steel mills start hiking flat product base prices for October

Indian HRC exports inactive as mills hold more optimistic outlook

US import HDG prices drop as countries compete for US offers

CRC import prices stable in Brazil

HRC buying limited in Vietnam, bids still low, but price rebound signs emerge

Local CRC traded prices stable with negative bias, mixed views on future trend

Local Indian HRC trading prices improve, strong indicators of further gains

US HRC and CRC prices hover at neutral

Global View on HRC: CIS exporters mainly close October output sales at discount

Another drop in local and import plate prices in Turkey

Slab prices in Asia continue to go down with more deals done

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 39

Ex-China HDG offers decline as demand slackens

Ex-India HDG prices weaken, but buyers shun deals even at lower levels

HDG and CRC prices in Turkey take another nosedive

HRC prices continue to slide in Turkey

Chinese stainless steel prices fluctuation with slightly reduce

Ex-China CRC prices slide amid pressure from buyers, supply down

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 39

US import HDG prices still steady

Brazilian slab offers show sharp decline

Indian HRC exporters reject to cut prices more after previous sales

Ex-China HRC prices retreat, following local demand losses

Ex-China stainless steel prices edge up

US HDG, Galvalume coil price mostly steady after last week’s adjustment

HDG export offers decline in Brazil

Ex-China steel plate prices unchanged ahead of week-long holiday

Asian slab import market remains active owing to China’s demand, but prices fall

Fresh ex-CIS HRC deal pushes prices down further in Pakistan

Local Indian CRC prices continue to see losses as demand weakens further

Indian local HRC prices edge lower as bookings reduced to minimum

US HRC prices buck sideways trend; prices inch up week-over-week

Russia’s Severstal decreases HRC prices for EU as trade remains challenging

Global View on HRC: Large exporters decrease prices amid buyers’ pressure

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down

Spot flat prices collapse in Turkey due to drop in lira rate

Brazilian slab offers decline for domestic and non-US destinations

HRC export offers decline in Brazil

Import plate prices continue falling in Turkey

Indian HDG exporters lower prices marginally, but not enough to attract customers

Ex-China HDG prices move sideways as sellers watch further developments locally

Ex-Iran slab price slightly down in recent tender 

Buyers cautious in EU HRC market due to low automotive demand and large import volumes

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