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 steel plate prices lower because of ongoing poor demand

Baosteel continues to keep local HRC prices stable for October

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move up slightly

Shagang Group rolls over local HRC prices for Sept after sharp drop in Aug

China’s HRC exports subdued amid ongoing tax uncertainty, outlook poor

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down slightly

Ex-China HDG prices stable as export duty decision awaited

Ex-China CRC prices unmoved despite growing negative factors

Ex-China steel plate prices under pressure, as in whole flat steel segment

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down slightly

Ex-China HDG offers stable for now with no fresh deals seen

Ex-China CRC prices remain high, though buying very poor

Ex-China HRC trade halted, mills sell in range-bound local market

Ex-China steel plate prices keep rising, but demand side very cautious

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for September

Ex-China CRC offers rise sharply, trade still hit by uncertain export policy

Ex-China HRC prices stable due to possible duty, Hebei output cuts

Ex-China steel plate prices gradually improve despite weak local market

Ex-China HDG market at standstill, sharp rise expected after rebate cancellation

China suspends giving CRC export offers due to tax rebate cancellation

Ex-China steel plate prices decline after local sentiment weakens

Shagang Group hikes local HRC prices by $62/mt for August

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move up

Ex-China HDG prices freeze as sellers evaluate cancelation of export tax rebate

Expected export policy changes restrict ex-China CRC trading, sellers push prices up

Chinese mills rise HRC prices, export activity hit by resumed talks about duty

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

Ex-China HDG prices unchanged, some mills suspend offers

Ex-China HDG offers edge up slightly as local prices add $40/mt

Ex-China CRC prices rise amid higher local prices, capacity inspections

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

Ex-China plate prices move sideways, bullish outlook emerges

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge up

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

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

Ex-China HRC prices pushed up by local market uptrend

Chinese domestic PPGI prices edge down

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

Ex-China HDG offers stable, small private mills may provide lower prices

Ex-China CRC prices still under pressure due to slow demand, tax uncertainty

Ex-China HRC prices indicate further decreases   

Ex-China HDG offers decline due to continuous downtrend in local market

Ex-China CRC prices still under pressure, but decline minimal

Ex-China steel plate prices decline as bearish mood persists

Ex-China CRC offers down $10/mt, discounts in deals much bigger

Ex-China tradable HRC prices fail to improve as local market weaker after holiday

Baosteel keeps local HRC prices stable for July

Ex-China HDG offers show minimal changes, weak demand exerts pressure

Ex-China CRC prices down, export rebate uncertainty keeps buyers away


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