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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Turkish plate prices largely stable, demand sluggish

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

Indian HDG exporters hike prices slightly, mainly amid rebound expectations, supported by China

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

Local Chinese stainless steel prices rise slightly

China suspends giving CRC export offers due to tax rebate cancellation

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

Traders in Turkey decrease flats spot prices due to low demand

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

HRC prices in EU indicate further slight decrease

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

Coated steel prices fall in Turkey due to weak demand

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

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-CIS slab prices fall and vary depending on sales destinations

Indian HDG exporters maintain prices amid poor trading, but expect strong rebound

Turkish steel plate prices stable, outlook gloomy

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

Chinese stainless steel prices keep rising

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 30

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

Poor demand keeps weighing on Asian import slab market

Chinese mills rise HRC prices, export activity hit by resumed talks about duty

Indian HRC exports come to near halt on rising demand recession fears in Asia

Ex-China stainless steel prices edge up slightly

Turkish coated steel market silent, prices stable

Local Indian HRC market weak due to fall in sales, anticipation of price correction

Indian local CRC prices maintain amid demand and strong outlook for automobile industry

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

Ex-China HDG prices unchanged, some mills suspend offers

Indian HDG exporters pull back discount sales, nudge prices up

Ex-China CRC prices edge up further as production cuts inevitable

EU HRC prices stable due to summer lull and floods in Germany

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 29

Chinese stainless steel prices see sharp increase

Chinese HRC exporters bullish as supply concerns give strong support

Formosa drops HRC prices in Vietnam as demand poor, imports stay competitive

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

Indian HRC export volumes surge, but price realizations below sellers’ expectations

Ex-China steel plate prices follow general uptrend as local market on the rise

High supply and weak demand depress local Indian HRC market, but mills’ outlook positive

Indian CRC prices edge up on rising bookings by integrated mills

Pakistani re-rollers accept higher HRC prices with reluctance

Formosa Ha Tinh postpones new HRC price announcement to next week

Turkish steel plate prices decline, demand sluggish

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