EUROPE PLATE: Southern European domestic prices to rise on growing slab costs

Domestic prices for heavy steel plate in Southern Europe are expected to rise following an increase in slab prices, sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday January 24.

A rise in slab prices has had a notable effect on Southern European prices because the majority of plate in the region is produced by re-rollers in Italy.

Metal Bulletin’s weekly price assessment for domestic grade-S235JR heavy steel plate in Southern Europe was €550-560 ($675-687) per tonne ex-works on January...


Maria Tanatar

January 24, 2018

18:55 GMT