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 decline as bearish mood persists

Indian CRC prices supported by auto firms moving towards full capacity use

Local Indian HRC prices remain high, stray discounted sales ruled out as a concern

Mixed sentiments in Turkey’s HRC segment

Turkey refrains from slab purchases amid unstable flats prices

Import HRC prices in Vietnam under pressure from low demand

Chinese domestic PPGI prices remain stable

Ex-CIS HRC deal price range widens, outlook unclear

Ex-India HDG prices lower in response to soft bids from Gulf, sellers cut export allocations

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly increase

Workable ex-Turkey CRC prices decline as local demand silent

Ex-China CRC offers down $10/mt, discounts in deals much bigger

Turkish flat steel spot market prices fall further, outlook gloomy

Tokyo Steel raises only heavy plate prices in June, other product prices stable

Ex-China tradable HRC prices fail to improve as local market weaker after holiday

Hoa Phat cuts local HRC prices in Vietnam as demand falls, import prices seek direction

Slab prices in Asia still under pressure, but most sellers resist

Indian exporters sell HRC to Middle East and waiting for EU, avoiding low prices in Asia

Emirati HRC buyers replenish stocks despite expectations of further price drop

Local Indian CRC prices maintain higher levels amid improved bookings from key users

Local Indian HRC tradable prices keep increasing as base prices have room to rise further

Import steel plate offers rise sharply in Turkey

Local flats prices announced in Russia, mostly increase

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for July

Import HRC offers fail to improve in Turkey, local mills still prefer to wait

Ex-China HDG offers show minimal changes, weak demand exerts pressure

Local Chinese stainless steel prices mostly stable

Ex-India HDG prices stable, some exporters provide discounts for deals in Gulf

Turkish coated steel prices decline amid market uncertainty

Severstal almost sold out for July production HRC

Ex-China CRC prices down, export rebate uncertainty keeps buyers away

Indian HRC exporters hope for improved prices after sales to alternative outlets

Turkish HRC mills resist discounts as aggressive import offers vanish for now

Local decline pushes down ex-China HRC prices, export duty rumoured from June 15

Turkish flat steel spot market sees sluggish demand and lower prices

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Local India HRC tradable prices up on expected further base price rise, easing of lockdowns

Asian buyers demand lower prices for import slabs

Ex-China steel plate prices stabilize with some demand seen, outlook bearish

Local Indian CRC prices settle at high level though demand is yet to improve

Import HRC prices up in Vietnam amid China’s gains, demand still poor

Turkey’s CRC prices decline due to lack of demand

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down slighty

India reacts to China’s export rebate removal

Turkish plate prices rise sharply in May despite low demand

Indian steel mills begin hiking flat product base prices for June

Ex-India HDG price rebound amid signs of revival of buying from EU

Ex-China HDG prices start to rebound, following limited deals at low levels

Shagang Group raises local HRC prices by $7.8/mt for June

Turkish coated steel prices slide again

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