CIS Analyses

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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Russia hikes domestic flats prices, holds back export activity

Russia’s local flats demand improves temporarily amid ex-Kazakhstan supply cuts

Russian slab in demand only in a few export markets

Russia’s local flats offers stable for October, demand sufficient

Russian mills resume HRC and slab sales to Turkey as prices rise

Ex-Russia HRC export limited for September due to temporarily livelier domestic market

Russian HRC producers aggressive globally, under pressure locally

Russia struggles for export presence, though selling slab at huge discounts compared to other origins

Russia continues HRC and slab exports despite numerous problems, aiming to compensate for troubled local sales

Russia to continue targeting slab sales to China after trading over 300,000 mt, prices down further

Global view on HRC: CIS mills try to boost exports, deals already appear in Asia and Middle East

Lower ex-CIS HRC prices appeal to Emirati customers

Russian HRC suppliers see new regulations for local sales, still consider export options open

Global View on HRC: Blocked shipments from Ukraine due to Russian invasion to create supply problem in region

Ex-CIS slab prices up further in Black Sea region, import prices lag behind in Asia

Local Russian flats offers pushed up by rising export prices, limited allocation

Ex-CIS workable prices for slab continue growing in deals

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