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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Shagang Group cuts local HRC prices by $21/mt for Nov

US HDG and Galvalume prices continue to waffle

Ex-China steel plate prices drop amid falling futures prices

Import HRC prices in Vietnam on the wane due to slump in China

Local Indian CRC prices stable but surge expected amid upbeat auto sector outlook

Local Indian HRC prices stable as market awaits November price signals from mills

US flats prices still softening despite mills’ lower capacity utilization rates

Chinese domestic PPGI prices continue their downtrend

Romanian producer cuts flats prices, local retailers’ prices stable

Export price for Brazilian slab declines again

HRC export offers decline in Brazil

Turkey gets discounts in new deals for ex-Asia HRC

Local Turkish HRS prices fall amid negative market conditions

Global View on HRC: Large ex-Asia discounts trigger negative mood globally

Slow demand in EU HRC market, import prices keep exerting pressure

Ex-China HDG prices drop further amid currency depreciation, weak demand

Only rare discounted ex-India HDG deals in Africa and Gulf as competition tough

Local Chinese stainless steel prices follow an upward trend

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 43

Slab prices in Asia fall further amid sluggish demand and lower HRC prices

Lower HRC import prices achieved in fresh bookings in Pakistan

Russian slab in demand only in a few export markets

Import HRC prices tumble further in Vietnam due to China’s slump, outlook still bearish

Ex-China CRC prices fall below $600/mt FOB amid slow local market, weaker currency

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 43

Competitive import HRC offers pull down domestic prices in Turkey

Import plate prices down again in Turkey amid tough competition, low demand

Ex-India HRC uncompetitive overseas, sellers exit market due to holiday

Ex-China HRC prices keep falling sharply as sellers hungry for orders, seeing weak demand everywhere

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

US HDG and Galvalume prices still ticking downward

Ex-China steel plate prices remain under strong pressure

Local Indian CRC trade prices soften slightly, outlook cautiously optimistic

Local Indian HRC prices under increasing pressure, but some rises still expected in Nov

US flats prices still soft, buyers still wary

Free Export price for Brazilian slab maintains downtrend

Lower ex-Asia HRC offers accepted in Turkey, put further pressure on local prices

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down

Global View on HRC: Prices soften in most regions, Asia leads the race

HRC prices down further in EU, mills expected to cut outputs to limit declines

Romania’s flats prices stable but outlook gloomy

Pakistani CRC and HDG producers cut prices, import HRC quotes drop

Chinese HDG prices move down more for exports than in local market

Ex-India HDG price stable amid inactive market conditions, competition tough

Local Chinese stainless steel prices move up

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 42

US domestic plate prices still steady despite short lead times

Turkey’s HRC market still awash with competitive import offers

Turkey’s sheet spot prices under pressure

Japanese HRC exporters remain aggressive in Oct, outlook still bearish

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