Turkey’s Kardemir raises its wire rod prices for engineering grade products by $85/mt

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 11:54:16 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

Today, May 25, Turkish mill Kardemir has opened its local sales for specific wire rod grades, i.e., for engineering grade products as opposed to low-carbon grade wire rod, as per the list below. The producer has issued its list price only on US dollar basis and for cash payment, on ex-works basis. All wire rod prices have indicated an increase of $85/mt compared to the company’s previous list dated May 5.

The general range in the local Turkish wire rod market for SAE 1008-1010 grade 6.5-8 mm wire rod was at $820-855/mt ex-works at the end of last week, while the list prices for 20MnB4 5.5-16 mm were at $965/mt ex-works in Turkey’s Aegean region on May 21. No fresh wire rod sales been heard for now.

Dimension

Grade

Price ($/mt)

5,5 mm

SAE  1018-1020

870

SAE  1022-1073

885

SAE  1076-1082

895

SAE  1006_05

885

20MnB4

935

SG2

935

6-56 mm

SAE  1018-1020

860

SAE  1022-1073

875

SAE  1076-1082

885

SAE  1006_05

875

16MnCr5

980

20MnB4

925

 


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