CIS slab exporters caught between reduced availability and weak flat steel market

CIS slab exporters were caught between reduced availability of material in the region and customers’ cautiousness amid weak fundamentals in the flat steel market, sources told Metal Bulletin on Monday May 29.

“The deficit [of slab from CIS] helps the price, but there is a balance between hot rolled coil [HRC] and slab prices. Today the spread is not big,” a producing...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

May 30, 2017

22:40 GMT