Uptrend in slab import prices in Asia continues

Import prices for slab have continued to move up in Asia, as high raw materials costs and a tight supply of the semi-finished product offset recent volatility in Chinese flat steel prices.

Metal Bulletin’s Southeast Asia and East Asia slab import price assessment was $440-450 per tonne cfr for the week ending Monday January 9, up $15 per tonne from the $425-435...


Juan Weik

January 12, 2017

14:04 GMT