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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Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 28

Local flats prices fall in Russia, exports become challenging

US import HRC from Korea, Vietnam and Egypt becomes increasingly attractive

Free Brazilian slab export price declines slightly for September shipments

US import HDG prices rise once again

CRC imports in Brazil have new reference price for negotiations

Local gains push ex-China HRC prices up despite slow demand

Lower ex-India HRC prices result in export of 100,000 mt to Asia, Turkey

Local HRC prices weaken further in EU domestic, competitive sources surface

Turkish coated steel prices stable, demand sluggish

Ex-China stainless steel prices move up

HDG export offers remain stable in Brazil

Indian HRC exporters back with sales to Vietnam, China’s uptrend brings optimism

Local Indian HRC prices soften triggered by weak demand

Ex-China plate prices move sideways, bullish outlook emerges

Some Indian mills cut local CRC prices, well-booked re-rollers hold high prices

Import HRC prices down in Turkey due to increased pressure

CRC prices collapse in Turkey

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge up

Indian HDG exporters refuse to cut prices further despite weak Gulf demand, exhausted EU quota

Ex-China HDG offer prices move up, though not supported by demand

HRC customers in Pakistan delay new import bookings

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 27

Chinese stainless steel prices mostly stable, with some upticks

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 27

Turkish steel plate prices largely stable, but discounts possible

HRC prices slip in EU domestic market, no significant change in trend in sight

Downtrend reverses in Vietnam’s HRC market as China recovers

Japanese HRC mills hold prices at not below $1,000/mt FOB, focus on higher-priced markets

Ex-China CRC prices fail to recover so far despite rise in local market

Flat steel spot prices down in Turkey due to slack demand

Brazilian slab export price declines

Ex-China HRC prices pushed up by local market uptrend

Slab prices in Asia still under pressure, Indian suppliers cut offers

Indian HRC exports hit by weak Asian prices, reports of AD probe in EU

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Local Turkish HDG prices decrease by another $30/mt

Indian standalone re-rollers hike CRC prices after closing long-term contracts

Local Indian HRC prices under pressure from rising supply as export sales poor

Ex-China plate prices down again as demand sluggish abroad and locally

US sheet steel prices likely to rise further on the heels of higher scrap

Local and import HRC prices down in Turkey as sentiment weakens

Tinplate prices under pressure in Turkey due to low end-user demand

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

Shagang Group cuts local HRC prices by $23/mt for July

Plate prices stable in Turkey, but under pressure

US plate prices still rising

US import CRC prices from South Africa and Europe

Latest ex-Iran slab tenders closed with downward correction

Spot flats prices in Turkey negotiable

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