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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Bearishness mounts in Vietnamese HRC import market after ex-Japan deals

Import plate prices fall sharply in Turkey, demand moderate

Turkish flat steel spot prices rise but demand still poor

Tradable HRC prices drop further in Europe, buyers still in wait-and-see mode

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 40

Higher costs force local Turkish HRC mills to raise their domestic offers

Ex-India HRC prices under pressure from lower bids, local market improves further

Export price for Brazilian slab declines again

Local flats prices in Romania dragged down by weak demand

Turkish re-rollers start the week with higher HDG and CRC prices

Local Indian CRC trade prices inch up, trade activity not so good

Local Indian HRC trade prices up after base price hikes, further rises expected

Indian mills start hiking flat product base prices for October

US HDG and Galvalume prices tick down after 2 weeks of stability

US HRC, CRC “mostly stable” week-over-week

Turkey’s re-rollers may raise coated and CRC prices soon

Global View on HRC: Large discounts from many suppliers trigger negative mood

Chinese domestic PPGI prices soften slightly

Import HRC prices recover slightly in Pakistan, but deals sporadic amid slow demand

US domestic plate prices stable after last week’s drop

Turkish HR sheet prices still stable CR sheet prices trend down

Price gap between local and import HRC widens in Turkey as Asian sellers more aggressive

Indian HDG export prices stable amid inactive market conditions, not high allocation

Non-Russian slab attracts moderate demand in Turkey

Ex-China HDG prices decline, though local market sees slight rises

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices move down

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 39

Ex-China CRC prices down due to weak local currency, domestic market performs better

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 39

HRC prices in Europe still relatively stable, local and import trade slow

Price declines for Brazilian slab exports

India’s HRC imports rise again as prices competitive with local prices

Ex-China HRC offers keep falling despite recovery of local and futures prices

Ex-Asia slab prices on verge of uptrend amid less supply

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

Indian HRC mills lower export allocations and focus on local sales, only rare deals at discount

HRC export offers stable in Brazil

Turkish HRC buyers consider lower import offers

HRC import trade revives in Vietnam, up to 200,000 mt booked

Local Indian HRC trade prices rise amid tight supply, at premium to base prices in some regions

Ex-China steel plate prices move down, may rebound soon

Local Indian CRC prices stable while most flats prices rise

US HDG and Galvalume prices still hovering within last week’s range

HDG export offers decline in Brazil

US HRC, CRC prices still hovering “well above” historical norms

Global View on HRC: Most global HRC suppliers keep offers stable high despite lack of buying

Chinese domestic PPGI prices soften slightly

Ex-China HDG prices weaken despite rebound in futures

Import HRC trading in UAE still sluggish, Indian suppliers wait and see

Turkish HR sheet spot prices stable, CR sheet offers dip

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