US stainless prices unchanged or up amid debate on hikes

US stainless steel prices are either flat to up for March amid varied surcharge levels and fairly strong demand, with market participants debating the robustness of recent base price increases.

Metal Bulletin sister publication AMM’s latest assessment of Types 304 and 304L stainless cold-rolled sheet remain steady at $1.255 and $1.275 per pound, respectively, while Type 316L sheet rose 1 cent to $1.615 per pound. Similarly, Types 304 and 304L stainless coiled plate were steady at $1.075 and $1.095 per pound, respectively, while...

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Grace Lavigne Asenov

March 12, 2017

18:35 GMT