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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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

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

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

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 38

Ex-CIS slab traded globally, prices dip in Black Sea region

Chinese stainless steel prices go upward sharply

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

Ex-China CRC prices supported by stable domestic tags and possible higher demand locally

Coated and CRC prices slide further in Turkey

Indian HRC exporters more active with revival of talks with Vietnam

HRC pricing remains weak in Turkey

Indian CRC prices keep falling as lower end-user demand hikes supply rise concerns

Local Indian HRC prices remain under pressure, trades limited

CIS-based HRC exporters expand geographical range of sales

Competition tightens in Turkey’s import plate market

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

Turkey’s coated and cold rolled flat product prices dip further

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

Ex-China HDG prices drop as sellers aim to attract customers

Indian HDG export deals only at discount in Gulf, demand from EU delayed

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 37

Another import slab deal to China disclosed in the market

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices rise slightly

Turkey’s HRC prices weaken further

Pakistani customers continue to favor ex-CIS HRC

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 37

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

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

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

Sentiment and prices in Asian slab market improve on rising interest from China

Local Indian CRC prices fall further amid higher-than-expected auto output cuts

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

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

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move up slightly

Import and domestic plate offers in Turkey decrease

Domestic flats prices collapse in Russia

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 36

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