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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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

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

HRC export offers decline in Brazil

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

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

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 38

Attention of Vietnam’s HRC importers back to ex-CIS material as prices drop

Domestic flats prices in Russia fall sharply

Slab prices remain under pressure in Asia, number of offers increases

Indian HRC exporters more active with revival of talks with Vietnam

HRC pricing remains weak in Turkey

Local Indian HRC prices remain under pressure, trades limited

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down slightly

CIS-based HRC exporters expand geographical range of sales

HRC prices fall further in EU, high import volumes expected in October

Vietnam’s HRC bids still below $900/mt CFR, exporters prefer other markets

US flats prices remain steady week-on-week, but downtrend could be imminent

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 37

Another import slab deal to China disclosed in the market

Ex-China CRC prices down, mood in local market worsens

Turkey’s HRC prices weaken further

Pakistani customers continue to favor ex-CIS HRC

HRC price cut by Hoa Phat in Vietnam smaller than expected

Indian HRC exports almost halted as trading to Asia on hold, Gulf demand limited

Ex-China HRC prices fall amid futures price drop, local demand slowdown

Tokyo Steel rolls over prices for Oct as demand situation needs to be seen

Ex-China steel plate prices lower because of ongoing poor demand

Vietnam’s Formosa cuts local HRC prices by $35/mt, Hoa Phat to follow

Local Indian HRC prices soften amid suppliers’ higher stocks, weak outlook

Baosteel continues to keep local HRC prices stable for October

Free Have US flat steel prices finally peaked?

Ex-CIS HRC prices still the most competitive in Asia, demand remains poor

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move up slightly

HRC export offers remain stable in Brazil

Domestic flats prices collapse in Russia

Ex-China HDG offers down due to thin demand over past weeks

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 36

Import HRC prices for UAE decline in recent bookings

EU HRC prices fall amid competitive import offers and slower demand

Ex-China CRC prices decrease, but further sharp drop unlikely

Indian HRC exporters sell mainly to Middle East, start talks with EU buyers

Another sharp drop in coated and CRC prices in Turkey

Ex-China HRC prices remain high as local market supported by output curbs

More import slab deals done to SE Asia and China after recent price drop

Ex-China steel plate prices under pressure, but mills hold firm due to local gains

Local Indian HRC market still depressed by lower exports, weak demand

US sheet steel prices still firm due to mills’ planned outages

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge up

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