SE Asia billet prices down on volatile China futures

Billet import prices in Southeast Asia fell by $10 per tonne in the week ended Monday October 16 as volatile steel futures in China damped spot trading values, Metal Bulletin has heard.

China-origin mill offers were $530 per tonne cfr into Southeast Asia from traders, inviting bids at $520 per tonne cfr from buyers in the region. India-origin cargoes were offered at $535 per tonne cfr. There were offers at $510 per tonne for Iran-origin billets, but these were not taken into consideration for the price assessment as they are not within Metal Bulletin’s assessment methodology specifications. Metal Bulletin’s weekly price assessment...


Paul Lim

October 17, 2017

14:04 GMT