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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Slab prices in Asia keep rising, though mainly just in offers for now

Vietnam’s import HRC market on pause after local price drop, exports may revive

Vietnam’s Hoa Phat cuts local HRC prices far below $750/mt CFR amid really weak demand

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 2

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 1

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 52

HRC import activity slows in Vietnam, prices drop closer to $750/mt CFR

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 51

Formosa announces up to $60/mt cut in local HRC prices in Vietnam

Import HRC deal prices in Vietnam slip below $800/mt CFR

Vietnamese HRC market has room to fall further, no price from Formosa yet

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 49

Asian slab market weakens further as buyers wait for lower prices

Deals rare in Vietnam’s import HRC market, mood still bearish

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 48

Chinese sellers try to push HRC prices up in Vietnam, buyers cautious

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 47

HRC deal prices post another drop in Vietnam, but demand slow

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 46

Ex-China HRC prices remain aggressive, outlook still bearish

Import HRC prices in Vietnam fall, dragging down outlook for local market

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 45

China's HRC exports in focus globally, prices may fall further as local market weak

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 44

Fears of possible Chinese HRC export duty reemerge as low prices stimulate sales

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 43

Indian suppliers target increase in Vietnamese HRC market, but deal prices still low

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 42

Signs of price rebound in Vietnamese HRC market after ex-India deal

Ex-China HRC prices remain high for most buyers, declines locally may stop

Lower HRC prices from Hoa Phat reflect still weak trend in Vietnam

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 41

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 40

HRC buying limited in Vietnam, bids still low, but price rebound signs emerge

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 39

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 38

Attention of Vietnam’s HRC importers back to ex-CIS material as prices drop

Vietnam’s HRC bids still below $900/mt CFR, exporters prefer other markets

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 37

Vietnam’s Formosa cuts local HRC prices by $35/mt, Hoa Phat to follow

Ex-CIS HRC prices still the most competitive in Asia, demand remains poor

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 36

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 35

Vietnamese coated steel mills face more challenges, so HRC demand down further

HRC exporters refuse further significant decreases for Vietnam

Vietnamese HRC importers’ price idea falls far below $900/mt CFR

Vietnamese HRC importers’ bids at below $900/mt CFR, local mills target exports

Hoa Phat cuts local HRC prices in Vietnam, import offers under pressure

Formosa cuts HRC prices by just $15/mt in Vietnam amid good export orders

Deals rare in Vietnamese import HRC market, higher prices challenging


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