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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Ex-China HRC prices adjusted down, but still uncompetitive

Ex-China steel plate prices stable, buyers cautious

Chinese domestic PPGI prices almost stable due to slack demand

Ex-China CRC prices firm, supported by better expectations

Ex-China HRC prices remain firm and too high for buyers, on back of higher futures

Ex-China steel plate prices down significantly since late Dec

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for February

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down

Ex-China HDG prices remain stable, rising futures support sentiment

Ex-China CRC prices stable amid limited trading, some cautious optimism

Ex-China HRC prices stable as higher futures fail to change mood so far

Shagang Group keeps local HRC prices stable for January

Ex-China HDG trading stops, ease in local market makes outlook pessimistic

Ex-China CRC prices unchanged as year ends, negative mood persists

Ex-China HRC prices decline as local and futures prices retreat, export may rise in Jan

Ex-China steel plate prices down amid bearish mood both locally and abroad

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down as demand outlook worsens

Ex-China HDG prices stable despite declines in local market

Ex-China CRC prices firm, hike attempts limited by lower futures

Ex-China HRC prices stable, mood in local market becomes negative

Chinese domestic PPGI prices rise slightly, export prices stable

Ex-China HDG market mood improves following futures price rise

Ex-China CRC prices firm with improving local market

Ex-China HRC prices move down as outlook negative

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for January

Ex-China steel plate prices still stable, sentiment weak

Chinese domestic PPGI prices increase, export prices stable

Ex-China HDG offers edge up slightly, but general mood is weak

Ex-China CRC prices edge down even after some increase locally, mood bearish

Trading for ex-China HRC slows as local market prices increase

Ex-China steel plate prices stable, following slight local rebound

Chinese domestic PPGI prices hit bottom for now

Some Chinese mills cut HDG export offers, but signs of general trend reversal emerge

Chinese mills keep CRC export prices stable, sentiment and tradable level improve

Shagang Group cuts local HRC prices by $157/mt for Dec

Ex-China HRC prices edge up, outlook questionable

Ex-China plate prices down slightly more, may be range-bound in near future

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

Ex-China HDG down over past week, to bottom up soon

Ex-China HRC prices already at bottom as futures and iron ore rises signal mood change

Chinese domestic PPGI prices decline, export prices down at same pace

Ex-China HDG prices fall again, negative trend likely to continue

Ex-China steel plate prices decrease again as local market falls rapidly

Chinese PPGI prices decline due to weak demand

Ex-China HDG prices down further due to local declines, mood may improve

Baosteel cuts local HRC prices by $47/mt for December

Demand for ex-China CRC remains low amid bearish sentiment

Ex-China steel plate prices move down further

Chinese domestic PPGI prices decline, export prices down more steeply

Ex-China HDG prices follow downtrend with traders offering aggressively


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