Limited supplies support CIS export slab prices despite flat steel downturn

Prices in the Black sea slab export market remained largely unchanged over the past week despite declines in the CIS flat steel export sector, sources told Metal Bulletin this week.

Reduced availability of the semi-finished material from both Russia and Ukraine, helped to support the CIS slab export prices. “Slabis now available with shipment in late June at [the] earliest, while hot rolled coil (HRC) you can get earlier,”...

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Vlada Novokreshchenova

April 11, 2017

14:26 GMT

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