Lower HRC import offers spur demand in Europe

European buyers are showing more interest in imported hot rolled coil (HRC) as offer prices decline, sources have told Metal Bulletin this week.

“More deals are being done for imported coil as the prices are below the offers from European mills. And competitive offers are coming from countries that are not involved in anti-dumping cases in Europe,” a trader said.

The European Commission (EC) has settled anti-dumping duties of 18.10-35.90% on HRC from China and definitive retroactive anti-dumping duties of 18.70-36.10% on cold rolled coil...


Maria Tanatar

May 10, 2017

16:38 GMT