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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Indian CRC prices keep falling as lower end-user demand hikes supply rise concerns

Local Indian HRC prices remain under pressure, trades limited

Indian HRC exports almost halted as trading to Asia on hold, Gulf demand limited

Local Indian CRC prices fall further amid higher-than-expected auto output cuts

Local Indian HRC prices soften amid suppliers’ higher stocks, weak outlook

Indian HRC exporters sell mainly to Middle East, start talks with EU buyers

Local Indian HRC market still depressed by lower exports, weak demand

Local Indian CRC market sees setbacks in sentiments and prices

Local CRC prices in India edge up, but outlook not very optimistic

Ex-India HRC trade limited by Asian buyers’ low valuations, prices sliding

Local Indian HRC tradable prices correct downwards because of sluggish sales

Indian CRC prices fall due to supply side pressure, lower than expected auto sector demand

Indian mills try to keep HRC prices stable as demand from emerging markets offsets low Asian bids

Indian CRC traded prices soften amid demand slowdown

Local Indian HRC prices mostly stable as outlook not bad, but discounted sales possible

Indian HRC exporters raise prices amid widening of trade geography

Local Indian HRC prices supported by manufacturing sector uptrend

Mood in Indian CRC market turns nervous amid supply chain disruptions in auto sector

Indian HRC exporters not in mood to cut prices, despite poor buyer sentiment

Local Indian HRC prices move up as mills start hiking base prices for Aug

Indian HRC exports come to near halt on rising demand recession fears in Asia

Local Indian HRC market weak due to fall in sales, anticipation of price correction

Indian local CRC prices maintain amid demand and strong outlook for automobile industry

Indian HRC export volumes surge, but price realizations below sellers’ expectations

High supply and weak demand depress local Indian HRC market, but mills’ outlook positive

Indian CRC prices edge up on rising bookings by integrated mills

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

Local Indian HRC prices soften triggered by weak demand

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

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

Indian HRC export prices retreat amid fall in Asia, weak sales to EU

Local Indian CRC markets upbeat as producers negotiate higher long-term supply prices with auto companies

Local Indian HRC prices inch up as market factors in expected base price hike

Ex-India HRC sellers find few takers in Asia, focus on Middle East and renewed sales to EU

Indian CRC prices supported by auto firms moving towards full capacity use

Local Indian HRC prices remain high, stray discounted sales ruled out as a concern

Indian exporters sell HRC to Middle East and waiting for EU, avoiding low prices in Asia

Local Indian CRC prices maintain higher levels amid improved bookings from key users

Local Indian HRC tradable prices keep increasing as base prices have room to rise further

Indian HRC exporters hope for improved prices after sales to alternative outlets

Local India HRC tradable prices up on expected further base price rise, easing of lockdowns

Local Indian CRC prices settle at high level though demand is yet to improve

India reacts to China’s export rebate removal

Indian steel mills begin hiking flat product base prices for June

Ex-India HRC prices down as sentiment among buyers bearish, mills not very aggressive

Local Indian tradable HRC prices rise on expectations of base price hike in June

Indian CRC prices stable, but stray discounted sales emerge from re-rollers

Ex-India HRC under pressure from Chinese competition, but major mills reject any big declines

Local Indian CRC surge further amid low availability, still higher global prices

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