Far East 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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Chinese domestic PPGI prices soften slightly

Ex-China HDG prices decline, though local market sees slight rises

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices move down

Ex-China CRC prices down due to weak local currency, domestic market performs better

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 39

Ex-China HRC offers keep falling despite recovery of local and futures prices

Ex-Asia slab prices on verge of uptrend amid less supply

Ex-China stainless steel prices move down

Ex-China steel plate prices move down, may rebound soon

Chinese domestic PPGI prices soften slightly

Ex-China HDG prices weaken despite rebound in futures

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices decline slightly

Ex-China CRC prices follow a weak trend

Japanese HRC exporters keep prices stable, still competitive so far

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 38

Gap between ex-China HRC offers from mills and deal prices widens

Ex-China plate prices relatively stable, mood starts to change from negative to positive

Chinese domestic PPGI prices fluctuate within a limited range

Tokyo Steel rolls over local steel prices for October with a bit better demand, dollar equivalents drop

Chinese HDG offers move sideways as demand weak, futures down again

Tradable ex-China CRC prices inch up, cautious optimism still prevails

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 37

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices move up further

Baosteel keeps local flat steel prices stable for October

Optimistic mood for ex-China HRC exports, but minimal support from demand so far

Ex-China stainless steel prices continue to rise

Chinese domestic PPGI prices continue to move down

Chinese HDG exporters attempt price increases despite limited demand, lower bids

Chinese domestic stainless steel prices mostly increase

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 36

Ex-China CRC market remains weak despite suppliers’ hopes for improvement

Ex-China HRC offers from mills slightly higher, but deal prices keep falling

Ex-China stainless steel prices edge up

Ex-China steel plate prices still stable amid lack of demand improvement

Ex-China HDG prices hit new low due to falling futures and slow trading

Chinese stainless steel prices mostly stable, with some slight upticks

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 35

Ex-China CRC prices retreat again amid weak demand, lack of local market support yet

Ex-China HRC prices keep falling amid continuous drops in local and futures prices

Ex-China stainless steel prices remain stable

Ex-China steel plate prices stable, with slight increases seen locally

Ex-China HDG prices stable with pressure from limited demand, though outlook slightly up

Silicon steel sheet prices in local Chinese market - week 34

Ex-China CRC prices move sideways, but outlook remains bearish

Ex-China stainless steel prices move sideways

Ex-China HRC prices drop further despite some local rebound early this week

Japanese HRC exporters cut prices and become more competitive

Tokyo Steel drops local steel prices by 4.9-6.5% for Sept due to slow demand, international pressure

Ex-China steel plate prices expectedly drop amid slow demand, futures fall

Chinese domestic PPGI prices move down slightly


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