South America's HRC, CRC import prices down on fresh trading activity

Import prices for hot rolled coil (HRC) and cold rolled coil (CRC) in South America have fallen this week, as the regional market has yet to see the effects of upswings in Chinese steel export volumes.

Metal Bulletin’s weekly price assessment for HRC imports into the region narrowed downward to $450-465 per tonne cfr on Friday April 28, from $450-480 per tonne cfr a week before. In the same comparison, Metal Bulletin’s weekly price assessment for CRC imports into South America dropped to $495-505 per tonne cfr from $505-520 per tonne cfr. China-origin HRC offers were...

Published

Ana Paula Camargo

April 28, 2017

16:04 GMT

São Paulo