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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Japanese HRC exporters focus on outlets with higher prices amid low availability

Ex-India HRC prices down as sentiment among buyers bearish, mills not very aggressive

Asian slab market quiet as rebound in China’s HRC prices halts hope for further drop

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

Local Indian tradable HRC prices rise on expectations of base price hike in June

Local Turkish flat steel spot prices decline

Chinese plate exporters cut prices to stimulate demand, but local rebound to push prices up

Indian CRC prices stable, but stray discounted sales emerge from re-rollers

ArcelorMittal increases coil prices by €20/mt in Europe

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down sharply

Ex-China price freefall makes Emirati HRC importers cautious on new orders

Sharp fall in ex-China prices makes Vietnamese HRC importers cautious

Turkish re-rollers cut HDG and CRC prices, open to negotiation

Ex-China HDG prices down significantly, limited room for further decline

Ex-India HDG prices lose ground even as trading activity remains on hold

Local Chinese stainless steel prices fluctuate, down slightly

Ex-China CRC prices plunge, following continuous declines locally

EU HRC prices surge again amid tight supply and strong demand

Pakistani customers book attractively priced HRC from China

Mills’ ex-China HRC prices plunge after $170/mt local drop in past week

Ex-India HRC under pressure from Chinese competition, but major mills reject any big declines

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

China announces fight against commodity price rises: spot HRC and billet prices tumble again

Slab prices in Asia retreat, buyers to be cautious as HRC falls rapidly

Local Indian CRC surge further amid low availability, still higher global prices

Local Indian HRC prices gain as select producers hike base prices for second time in May

Ex-China plate prices start to fall gradually, trend expected to continue

CIS-based HRC mills gradually start July production export sales

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down

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

Turkish flat steel spot market sees another record increase

Lull in India’s HDG exports as lockdown restrictions compounded by west coast cyclone

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

Ex-China CRC prices fall rapidly, reflecting declines in domestic market

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 20

HRC prices in EU increase slightly

Chinese stainless steel prices 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

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

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

Indian CRC demand slowdown has no effect on local prices

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

Chinese domestic PPGI prices increase further

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