European plate prices to increase on higher raw materials, slab costs

European mills are expected to increase their heavy steel plate offers due to higher raw materials and slab prices, sources told Metal Bulletin this week.

“Demand is low and production will be decreased in August due to the [summer holiday] season in Europe. But the steelmakers will have to increase plate prices due to growing raw material costs,” a trader said. Metal Bulletin’s weekly price assessment for CIS...


Maria Tanatar

July 13, 2017

11:45 GMT