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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Import HRC prices in Turkey drop below $900/mt CFR

Ex-Japan HRC prices remain high as demand exceeds supply

EU HRC prices mostly stable despite downward pressures

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 35

CIS-based HRC mills cut export prices amid stronger sales pressure

Vietnamese coated steel mills face more challenges, so HRC demand down further

Ex-China HDG prices under pressure, but sellers remain inactive

Turkish HRC market under pressure from lower import offers

Pakistani CRC and HDG mills hike prices to offset currency fluctuations

Shagang Group rolls over local HRC prices for Sept after sharp drop in Aug

China’s HRC exports subdued amid ongoing tax uncertainty, outlook poor

Ex-India HRC prices slide further, but not enough for Asian customers

Deal prices in Indian local HRC market soften further amid subdued market conditions

Are US sheet prices starting to reach their ceiling?

HRC exporters refuse further significant decreases for Vietnam

HRC importers in Pakistan adopt wait-and-see stance

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down slightly

Ex-China HDG prices stable as export duty decision awaited

US import HRC from Korea, Turkey, Vietnam, Mexico and Serbia

HRC export offers stable in Brazil

HRC dips in Turkey, outlook mainly negative

Vietnamese HRC importers’ price idea falls far below $900/mt CFR

Ex-China CRC prices unmoved despite growing negative factors

Ex-India HRC trade limited by Asian buyers’ low valuations, prices sliding

Chinese HRC mills’ attention on local market after it starts to bottom up, export not priority

EU HRC market still slow due to summer period, mixed expectations for September

Local Indian HRC tradable prices correct downwards because of sluggish sales

Ex-China steel plate prices under pressure, as in whole flat steel segment

Vietnamese HRC importers’ bids at below $900/mt CFR, local mills target exports

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down slightly

Lower ex-CIS HRC prices appeal to Pakistani buyers

Ex-China HDG offers stable for now with no fresh deals seen

Import HRC prices move up in UAE despite limited demand

US import HRC, CRC offers “increasingly attractive” due to still-climbing domestic prices

Foreign and local HRC suppliers in Turkey provide discounts

Hoa Phat cuts local HRC prices in Vietnam, import offers under pressure

Ex-China CRC prices remain high, though buying very poor

Ex-China HRC trade halted, mills sell in range-bound local market

Indian mills try to keep HRC prices stable as demand from emerging markets offsets low Asian bids

Tokyo Steel raises only picked and oiled sheet prices for Sept, by $27/mt

Local Indian HRC prices mostly stable as outlook not bad, but discounted sales possible

Ex-China steel plate prices keep rising, but demand side very cautious

US sheet increases reach 12-month mark

Formosa cuts HRC prices by just $15/mt in Vietnam amid good export orders

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

HRC export offers increase in Brazil

CIS-based HRC exporters face challenging market, but still able to sell

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for September

US import HRC from Korea, Turkey, Serbia and Mexico

Ex-China CRC offers rise sharply, trade still hit by uncertain export policy

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