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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Import HRC prices in Vietnam down another $15-20/mt, buyers expect further fall

Ex-China CRC prices drop amid weak local demand, falling HRC prices

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 42

Ex-China HRC fall dramatically, amid local market weakness

Ex-India HRC prices fall slightly amid global downtrend, but insufficient to drive deals

Ex-China stainless steel prices remain stable

US HDG and Galvalume prices fall below $49 cwt.

HDG export offers decline slightly in Brazil

Tokyo Steel rolls over steel prices for Nov, may increase in future due to rising costs

Ex-China steel plate prices stable after previous drop, local market retreats

Local Indian HRC trade prices soften ahead of holidays amid fall in trade activity

Local Indian CRC prices soften but cautious optimism remains

US flats prices continue to dip

Romania’s flats prices trend down further while sole producers’ cold and coated prices went up

Global View on HRC: Prices keep falling in Europe and Asia, Turkey and India try to maintain high offers

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move sideways

Slab prices in Asia retreat, in line with weaker HRC market

Formosa cuts HRC prices in Vietnam amid falling import prices, still poor demand

US import Galvalume coil offers

US import light gauge HDG offers trend stable

Import plate prices in Turkey again adjusted downwards

Turkish flat steel spot prices continue to increase but demand still weak

HRC prices fall further in EU, lower prices still awaited

Import HRC offers follow diverse trends in UAE, demand still poor

Coated and CRC prices in Turkey pushed by rising costs

Chinese HDG prices slightly up amid local gains, but sentiment not good

Ex-India HDG prices under pressure, LC issues stall trades from Africa

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 41

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly increase

Ex-China CRC prices stable as weak local market and fall in futures prevent rebound

Import HRC prices to Pakistan fall, but buyers expect more declines

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 41

Export price for Brazilian slab declines from last week

Ex-India HRC prices stable, offers limited with continued local focus

Ex-China HRC prices corrected down after holiday amid lower futures, lack of global demand

Import HRC offers in Turkey remain numerous and fairly competitive

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for November

US HDG and Galvalume prices steady, but deals are available

HRC prices in Europe move downwards, further drop still possible

Ex-China steel plate prices down slightly, no visible improvement seen locally so far

Local Indian CRC price stable, robust sales growth reports emerge from user industries

Local Indian HRC trade price stable as some mills resuming production, second base price hike awaited

Shagang Group keeps local HRC prices stable for October

Export price for Brazilian slab stable over the week

US flats prices still flexible as market searches for new normal

Global View on HRC: Mood weakens further in Europe and Asia, some optimism in Turkey and India

Indian mills raise HDG export prices, emerging deals from Africa keep trading alive

US import light gauge HDG prices tick downward

US import 0.019x41.5625 Gr80/AZ55 Galvalume coil offers from Vietnam and Korea

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