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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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

Local Indian HRC prices gain as select producers hike base prices for second time in May

Indian HRC exporters optimistic with prices higher despite fall in China, logistical issues

Indian CRC demand slowdown has no effect on local prices

Local Indian HRC prices strong despite negligible trading

Ex-India HRC deal prices to Asia start to exceed $1,000/mt FOB, Q1 allocation rises

Local Indian HRC prices consolidate at higher levels as mills complete base price hikes

Local Indian CRC prices surge due to tightening of supplies in market

Indian mills start hiking local CRC base prices, after global rises

Ex-India HRC prices up closer to $1,000/mt FOB, even without sales to EU

Key Indian user industries halt fresh CRC bookings, mills focus on HRC exports

India’s AMNS first among local mills to hike base HRC prices

Ex-India HRC prices rise further amid revived buying in Asia, Middle East

Indian CRC tradable price down as key end-users hit by pandemic restrictions

Local Indian HRC prices retreat, but not sharply as output to be hit by ban on industrial use of oxygen

Indian HRC export prices keep climbing even though trading not active

Indian CRC prices higher, though lockdown increases negative sentiment

Indian tradable HRC prices up amid expected base price hike, but sales weak

Indian HRC exporters focus on Asian market as trade volumes to EU fall

Indian CRC prices surge on base price hike, end-use demand fall leads to thin trade

Local Indian HRC demand shrinks after price hike, but another hike not excluded

Indian integrated mills raise steel base prices more than expected

Local Indian HRC tradable prices rise amid higher forecasts for base price hikes

Local Indian CRC prices rise strongly amid positive car sales in March

Indian HRC exporters hike prices by another $30/mt amid sales to Asia, EU

Indian CRC prices soften amid uncertainties over new lockdowns, end-user demand

Indian HRC producers plan base price hike despite weak buying

Indian HRC exporters keep hiking sales prices amid Chinese sellers’ absence

Local Indian HRC market hit by second wave of pandemic, discounting increases

Uptrend in Indian CRC market reverses amid easing of supply fears, uncertainties due to pandemic

Indian HRC exporters keep hiking prices in active sales to different outlets

Discounts resurfacing in local Indian HRC market amid waning demand

Premium surge in local Indian CRC market following supply disruptions

Indian HRC exporters improve prices in sales to Asia and EU

Indian mills prune local CRC prices to counter emerging demand slowdown

Local Indian CRC prices strong despite poor auto sector demand outlook

Local Indian HRC tradable prices rise further, bullish outlook for March

Indian HRC exporters cut prices for Middle East and Asia, hike them for Europe

Indian CRC market strengthens with mills withdrawing discounts, base prices to rise

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