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

Brazilian slab producers maintain target price for October shipments

US sheet prices rise despite dip in scrap prices

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down

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

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

US import CRC offers “increasingly competitive” against domestic pricing

Price range for US domestic plate remains stable after last week’s uptick

HDG export offers remain unchanged in Brazil

Local Chinese stainless steel prices rise slightly

China suspends giving CRC export offers due to tax rebate cancellation

Large ex-India HRC volumes booked to UAE with discounts

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 31

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

Traders in Turkey decrease flats spot prices due to low demand

US HDG prices jump week-over-week

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

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

Coated steel prices fall in Turkey due to weak demand

US import HDG prices still strong

Brazilian slab producers close last deals for September shipment

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

Higher local Indian CRC prices likely to be absorbed by market

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

Pakistani CRC and HDG producers raise prices again

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move up

Ex-CIS slab prices fall and vary depending on sales destinations

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 30

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

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

US plate prices firm after most recent mill increase announcements

Interest in booking US import HRC from Vietnam grows rapidly

HRC export offers stable in Brazil

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

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