Flats and Slab

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Suppliers aggressive in pushing HRC import prices in Vietnam

Vietnamese HRC market starts to rebound as local and foreign suppliers sold out

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Formosa drops HRC prices in Vietnam as demand poor, imports stay competitive

Formosa Ha Tinh postpones new HRC price announcement to next week

Downtrend reverses in Vietnam’s HRC market as China recovers

HRC prices in Vietnam keep going down amid falling bids, cheaper position cargoes

Hoa Phat cuts local HRC prices in Vietnam as demand falls, import prices seek direction

Sharp fall in ex-China prices makes Vietnamese HRC importers cautious

Hoa Phat follows aggressive price uptrend in Vietnam, increases local HRC prices

Formosa raises HRC prices by $120/mt, more increases in Vietnam’s import market

Slab prices in Asia still try to catch up with rapidly rising HRC market

Ex-India HRC sold above $1,000/mt CFR to Vietnam, target prices rise further

Vietnamese HRC buyers focus on local purchases so far

Prices hit and exceed $900/mt CFR in Vietnamese HRC market

India remains main HRC exporter to Vietnam, prices hit new high

Indian HRC suppliers target prices above $800/mt CFR in Vietnam

Vietnamese re-rollers have no option but to buy Indian HRC at higher prices

Import HRC sold at higher level in Vietnam after Formosa hikes local prices sharply

Good outlook for Vietnam’s HRC market amid China’s gains, despite still poor demand

Vietnam’s HRC market slow due to Covid-19, ex-China prices still lowest

Vietnam’s Formosa rolls over HRC prices for April despite low-priced ex-China imports

Prices in Vietnamese HRC market not yet at bottom levels

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