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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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

US import HRC offer price from Vietnam still steady, week-over-week

Ex-China HRC prices stable due to possible duty, Hebei output cuts

Local and import HRC prices in Turkey stabilize temporarily

Indian HRC exporters raise prices amid widening of trade geography

Local Indian HRC prices supported by manufacturing sector uptrend

Mood in Indian CRC market turns nervous amid supply chain disruptions in auto sector

Ex-China steel plate prices gradually improve despite weak local market

US sheet prices rise despite dip in scrap prices

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 31

Turkish plate prices largely stable, demand sluggish

Vietnam HRC importers focus on ex-Russia purchases amid attractive prices

Import HRC pricing in Turkey for September output becomes clearer

Ex-China HDG market at standstill, sharp rise expected after rebate cancellation

China suspends giving CRC export offers due to tax rebate cancellation

Large ex-India HRC volumes booked to UAE with discounts

Ex-Japan HRC prices decline but slowly as allocation still reduced

Traders in Turkey decrease flats spot prices due to low demand

US import HRC prices from Vietnam hold stable, week-over-week

Ex-China HRC prices slide after local market slumps by $49/mt in two days

Large HRC lots booked to Pakistan at discounts

Indian HRC exporters not in mood to cut prices, despite poor buyer sentiment

HRC prices in EU indicate further slight decrease

Local Indian HRC prices move up as mills start hiking base prices for Aug

Ex-China steel plate prices decline after local sentiment weakens

Shagang Group hikes local HRC prices by $62/mt for August

Have US sheet steel prices finally peaked?

HRC market quite in Turkey, waiting for China’s decision on export tax

Deals rare in Vietnamese import HRC market, higher prices challenging

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move up

Ex-China HDG prices freeze as sellers evaluate cancelation of export tax rebate

Vietnamese slab and HRC suppliers target exports due to local demand slump

Interest in booking US import HRC from Vietnam grows rapidly

HRC export offers stable in Brazil

Expected export policy changes restrict ex-China CRC trading, sellers push prices up

HRC prices decline in the EU market amid slack demand and competitive import offers

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