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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CIS-based HRC mills gradually start July production export sales

Import HRC in Vietnam plunge amid China’s offers, market seeks clearer direction

HRC prices in Asia fall further, fears of new export tariffs in China emerge

Import HRC prices on the rise in the UAE, customers resist

Turkish flat steel spot market sees another record increase

Ex-China HDG offer prices decline by $50/mt

ArcelorMittal rises coil prices by €50/mt in the European market

China’s steel futures drop again: HRC exports competitive, billet imports unlikely to recover fast

HRC prices in EU increase slightly

Ex-China HRC prices under pressure from local correction, major mills avoid fall

Indian HRC exporters optimistic with prices higher despite fall in China, logistical issues

Higher import slab prices accepted in Asia, outlook still positive

Tokyo Steel announces surge in both longs and flats prices in Japan

Turkish coated steel prices hit new record high

Brazilian HRC export offers show sharp increase

Low-priced ex-China HRC offers emerge after sharp local price drop

Turkey’s HRC mills start voicing higher indications once again

Russia’s Severstal hits new high in HRC export sales price levels

Local Indian HRC prices strong despite negligible trading

Taiwan’s CSC hikes HRC prices by over $80/mt for June

Ex-China plate prices rise rapidly, but to fall soon amid local downtrend

US sheet prices maintain upward momentum

Mexico-origin HRC offer price in the US market ticks upward

Hoa Phat follows aggressive price uptrend in Vietnam, increases local HRC prices

Ex-China HDG prices up significantly, may reach peak for now

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 19

ArcelorMittal rises coil prices once again in the European market

Flats and slab prices up again in Turkey, clarity expected after holiday

Russia almost sold out for June HRC, local offers soar

Ex-China CRC prices move up significantly, exports lively

Turkey’s local and export HRC prices surge, import offers not yet clear

Formosa raises HRC prices by $120/mt, more increases in Vietnam’s import market

Ex-China HRC prices hit new high amid sharp local rises, strong demand

Ex-India HRC deal prices to Asia start to exceed $1,000/mt FOB, Q1 allocation rises

Slab prices in Asia still try to catch up with rapidly rising HRC market

Baosteel raises local HRC prices by $47/mt for June

Ex-China plate prices rise sharply as local market up $125/mt since late Apr

Local Indian HRC prices consolidate at higher levels as mills complete base price hikes

US HRC prices still climbing, economists predict sharp correction

US import CRC from Turkey

Turkey increases local and export HRC prices once again

ArcelorMittal raises HRC prices in EU by €30/mt

Ex-CIS slab prices surge in deals and offers

Ex-India HRC sold above $1,000/mt CFR to Vietnam, target prices rise further

HRC prices in Vietnam rise again as China returns with another hike

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 18

Shagang Group raises local HRC prices by $69/mt for May

Mexico-origin HRC offer price in the US market

HRC mills from Turkey and CIS raise prices once again

Indian mills start hiking local CRC base prices, after global rises

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