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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CRC and HDG prices in Pakistan rise further

Ex-Russia and ex-India HRC prices increase with new sales to Vietnam

Ex-China HDG offers edge up slightly as local prices add $40/mt

Indian HDG exporters improve trades amid sales to Gulf ahead of holiday

Ex-China CRC prices rise amid higher local prices, capacity inspections

Local Chinese stainless steel prices increase

Turkey closes import deals for HRC, but mood generally cautious

Flexibility of Indian HRC suppliers pushes Emirati buyers to replenish stocks

Deals for import slab occasional in Turkey, prices decrease

Local gains push ex-China HRC prices up despite slow demand

Lower ex-India HRC prices result in export of 100,000 mt to Asia, Turkey

Local HRC prices weaken further in EU domestic, competitive sources surface

Turkish coated steel prices stable, demand sluggish

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

Local Indian HRC prices soften triggered by weak demand

Ex-China plate prices move sideways, bullish outlook emerges

Some Indian mills cut local CRC prices, well-booked re-rollers hold high prices

Import HRC prices down in Turkey due to increased pressure

CRC prices collapse in Turkey

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge up

Indian HDG exporters refuse to cut prices further despite weak Gulf demand, exhausted EU quota

Ex-China HDG offer prices move up, though not supported by demand

HRC customers in Pakistan delay new import bookings

Chinese stainless steel prices mostly stable, with some upticks

HRC prices slip in EU domestic market, no significant change in trend in sight

Downtrend reverses in Vietnam’s HRC market as China recovers

Ex-China CRC prices fail to recover so far despite rise in local market

Flat steel spot prices down in Turkey due to slack demand

Ex-China HRC prices pushed up by local market uptrend

Slab prices in Asia still under pressure, Indian suppliers cut offers

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Local Turkish HDG prices decrease by another $30/mt

Indian standalone re-rollers hike CRC prices after closing long-term contracts

Local Indian HRC prices under pressure from rising supply as export sales poor

Local and import HRC prices down in Turkey as sentiment weakens

Tinplate prices under pressure in Turkey due to low end-user demand

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

Shagang Group cuts local HRC prices by $23/mt for July

Plate prices stable in Turkey, but under pressure

Latest ex-Iran slab tenders closed with downward correction

Spot flats prices in Turkey negotiable

Ex-China HDG offers stable, small private mills may provide lower prices

Import slab prices in Asia decline due to low bids, cheap regional offers

Indian HDG exporters improve sales in Gulf at lower prices, EU buying scarce

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly stable, some upticks

HRC buying in Pakistan on hold, market seeks clearer direction

Coated steel prices fall in Turkey amid low demand, unclear prospects

Ex-China CRC prices still under pressure due to slow demand, tax uncertainty

HRC prices stable in EU, interest in import offers increases

Ex-China HRC prices indicate further decreases   

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