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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Ex-China CRC prices retreat again amid weak demand, lack of local market support yet

CRC import offers decrease in Brazil

Ex-China HRC prices keep falling amid continuous drops in local and futures prices

Ex-India HRC prices largely maintain, but slight uptick seen in Gulf

Ex-China stainless steel prices remain stable

US import light gauge HDG prices mostly on par with domestic prices

Indian CRC trade price stable, though discounted sales by re-rolling mills continue and outlook divergent

Ex-China steel plate prices stable, with slight increases seen locally

Local Indian HRC trade prices under renewed pressure, uncertainties over Sept base price

Global View on HRC: Mood in global HRC market still poor

US sheet steel prices reverse course, but for how long?

HDG export offers remain stable in Brazil

ArcelorMittal raises its coil offers in Europe beyond expectations

Turkey's HRS retail prices on hold but CRS offers falling

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down

HRC prices in Europe move downwards, activity still limited

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 34

Are US HDG and Galvalume prices about to reverse course?

Cleveland-Cliffs announces $75/nt price hike on sheet steel products

Brazilian slab producers introduce lower export price for October shipments

Mills prices up while retail prices weaken in Romania flat steel market

Ex-Russia HRC export limited for September due to temporarily livelier domestic market

Slab prices in Asia rolled back due to weak HRC performance

Indian HDG exports sustained by trades to few African destinations, prices ease

Ex-China HDG prices stable with pressure from limited demand, though outlook slightly up

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 34

Ex-China CRC prices move sideways, but outlook remains bearish

Sentiment in Vietnamese HRC import market still weak

Indian HRC exporters forced to roll back increases, but prefer not to become aggressive   

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Ex-China HRC prices drop further despite some local rebound early this week

Japanese HRC exporters cut prices and become more competitive

Workable HRC prices keep softening in Turkey

Tokyo Steel drops local steel prices by 4.9-6.5% for Sept due to slow demand, international pressure

Ex-China steel plate prices expectedly drop amid slow demand, futures fall

Indian local HRC prices stable amid inactive market conditions in festive holidays

Indian local CRC price stable, though discounted sales by re-rolling mills deepen

US sheet steel prices still falling as Nucor’s price increase fails to make an impact

HRC export offers increase in Brazil

Global View on HRC: Prices soften in most regions, mood still mainly pessimistic for next round

Vietnam books ex-Taiwan HRC at lower prices, outlook still bearish

Turkey’s flats prices still lack demand support

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down slightly

End-user plate demand in Turkey moderate, but daily business slow

US HDG, Galvalume coil prices drop for 17th straight week

US domestic plate prices down $20/nt since early August

Free Brazilian slab producers have new lower export reference price

Emirati buyers secure HRC to meet urgent needs, suppliers cautiously raise offers

Ex-China HDG prices decline together with local market weakness

Ex-India HDG prices stable but no trades in directionless market

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