CIS slab export prices soar, reach parity with billet

CIS slab export prices soared over the past week amid reduced availability of the material.

Russia-origin slabs were reported available at $540 per tonne fob Black Sea on Monday September 18.
In Turkey, recent offers of Novolipetsk Steel Mill (NLMK) material were heard at $560 per tonne cfr, sources said.

At the same time, Ukraine-origin slab was available for Turkish customers at $540 per...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

September 19, 2017

17:20 GMT