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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Indian HDG exporters successfully push up prices in Gulf on revived buying

HRC dips in Turkey, outlook mainly negative

Chinese stainless steel prices maintain downtrend

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

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

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

Indian CRC prices fall due to supply side pressure, lower than expected auto sector demand

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

Turkey’s tinplate prices weaken due to slower domestic trade

Turkey’s CRC prices dragged down by almost complete absence of demand

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down slightly

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

Indian HDG export prices stable, trading activity weak amid rising freight rates

Import HRC prices move up in UAE despite limited demand

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

Chinese stainless steel prices first decline, then start to recover

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

Ex-China stainless steel prices edge decline

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

Local Turkish HDG prices decline as demand remains subdued

Indian CRC traded prices soften amid demand slowdown

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

Domestic flats prices roll back in Russia

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

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

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

Ex-India HDG prices stable amid scarcer trade, market seeks direction

Outlook negative in Turkey’s steel plate market

Ex-China HDG prices up, sales at a standstill

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for September

Turkish coated steel prices still under pressure from low demand

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly decline

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

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

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

Asian slab prices expected to fall further amid poor flat steel demand

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

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down

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