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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Pakistani CRC and HDG producers cut prices, import HRC quotes drop

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 33

Sentiment negative in Turkey’s HRC market due to lack of demand

Vietnam’s Hoa Phat cuts HRC prices by $20/mt, lower import prices expected

Local Chinese stainless steel prices stable or down slightly

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 33

Ex-China CRC prices soften without local market support, offsetting previous rises

Sentiment in ex-China HRC market worsens, local and export prices soften

India HRC exporters nudge up prices, buying remains subdued

Ex-China stainless steel prices remain stable

CRC import offers increase slightly in Brazil

Formosa cuts HRC prices by $45/mt in Vietnam, but buyers count on discounts

Local Indian HRC trade prices soften, pace of fall checked by supply tightening

Slab suppliers attempt price rises in Asia, but demand not supportive

Ex-China plate prices soften amid slow demand, weak support from local market

Indian CRC trade price slides as rolling mills increase discounted sales

Are US sheet steel prices nearing the bottom?

Global View on HRC: Cautious optimism on prices in most regions except Europe, trade yet to increase

No official HRC offers from Formosa for October deliveries, customers bearish

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down slightly

HRC prices down in EU market amid drops in northern Europe, unclear expectations for Sept

HDG export offers stable in Brazil

First Brazilian slab export deals closed for September shipment

Plate market activity slack in Turkey, suppliers adopt various price policies

Indian HDG sellers deepen discounts to push stray deals overseas

Chinese HDG prices edge up, following rises in other flat steel products

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 32

Local Chinese stainless steel prices fluctuate, 300 series prices decrease

US HDG, Galvalume coil prices still searching for their floor

HRC suppliers in Turkey in upward mood, demand still fails to support

New HRC suppliers emerge with offers in Vietnam, prices recover slightly in new deals

Turkey's retail flat steel prices decrease, outlook mixed

Ex-China CRC prices move up amid positive mood, limited local upside

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 32

Baosteel cuts local HRC prices by $15/mt for September

Indian HRC exporters hope for rebound, but buying still elusive for now

Iran’s Mobarakeh Steel collects bids in ongoing slab tender

Ex-China HRC offer prices increase slightly, local prices also up by small margins

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Will Nucor Sheet Mill Group’s $50/nt price increase push US prices higher?

Ex-China steel plate prices stable as local prices still rise gradually

Local Indian CRC trade prices down, still at premium to mills’ reduced base prices

Indian HRC trade and mill base prices almost the same, signaling emerging market stability

US HRC prices slide below $40cwt.

Brazilian slab export deals for September not yet closed

Romania’s flats prices decline further, but retail HRS prices stable

Global View on HRC: Most regions seek clarity on further price trends, business still dull

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move on a downtrend

US domestic plate prices steady after last week's drop

Import slab prices gradually rise in Turkey

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