Latin America’s slab export prices down on lower deals

Slab export prices out of Latin America fell this week as low-priced steel from China and falling raw materials costs influenced recently closed deals.

Metal Bulletin’s weekly assessment of slab exports was $405-410 per tonne fob on Friday May 12, compared with $410-420 per tonne fob a week earlier. 

One Brazilian company was heard closing a deal to the USA recently at $405-410 per tonne fob – a price...

Published

Felipe Peroni

May 12, 2017

18:22 GMT

São Paulo