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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Local India HRC trade prices still under pressure from negative economic indicators

Local India CRC price soften amid negatives emerging in long-term supply talks

US domestic plate prices hold neutral for the 5th straight week

US flats prices still searching for a floor

Suppliers target rises in Vietnamese HRC market, local prices still awaited

Global View on HRC: China’s rebound so far fails to provide significant relief for Asian exporters

Romanian domestic HRC prices stable despite depressed market 

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move sideways

Brazilian export slab price declines slightly during the week

Turkish retail flat steel prices trend down, outlook bearish

Flats prices in Turkey finally pulled down by low demand, aggressive imports

Ex-China HDG offer prices move sideways, though tradable level down

Pakistani CRC and HDG mills cut offers again after fall in feedstock prices

Tradable local and import HRC prices in EU fall further amid slow demand

Steel plate prices keep sliding in Turkey in negative market

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 45

Some Indian HRC exporters increase discounting, but market is too bad for deals to be signed

Ex-China HRC prices rebound in Pakistan after recent drops, other offers stable

Chinese stainless steel prices continue to decline

Ex-China CRC prices still pressure as demand fails to improve much

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 45

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Tradable ex-China HRC prices rebound amid hikes locally, future trend still uncertain

US HDG and Galvalume prices at their lowest point since Nov. 2020

Local Indian HRC trade prices soften, at discount to mills’ stable base prices for Nov

Ex-China steel plate drop further over past week, output cuts to change trend

Local Indian CRC prices suffer setbacks as optimism in user sector growth dissipates

US flats prices “still flexible” amidst lackluster market conditions

US domestic plate prices steady for the past 4 weeks

Export price for Brazilian slabs remain steady week-over-week

Global View on HRC: Global HRC market turbulent amid fluctuations in China

Competitive import HRC prices result in deals in Turkey, followed by ex-China rebound 

Mood still poor in EU domestic and import HRC market

Slab prices fall again due to low HRC prices, slow demand

HRC import prices in Vietnam start to rise after sharp drop on better mood in China

Chinese domestic PPGI prices continue their downtrend

Local Romanian mill’s flats prices stable despite low trade

UAE sees rebound in ex-China HRC, following sharp price drop

US import HDG, Galvalume offers “mostly on par” with domestic prices

Discounted ex-India HDG prices fail to attract buyers anticipating further declines

Ex-China HDG offer prices keep falling amid lower demand

Turkish retail flat steel prices decline due to a lack of demand

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 44

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices mostly decline

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 44

India’s HRC imports kept alive by competitive ex-Japan and ex-Russia and ex-Vietnam offers

US import HRC, CRC coil “less attractive” due to soft domestic prices

Indian HRC exporters roll over offers, remaining uncompetitive

Ex-China HRC prices fall sharply again, more declines expected with traders going short

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

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