CHINA REBAR: Weak billet, futures cut short domestic recovery

China’s domestic rebar prices retreated on Tuesday March 13 on losses in the billet and futures markets, after posting a recovery just a day earlier.

Domestic Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,790-3,850 yuan ($599-608) per tonne, down 20-30 yuan per tonne Northern China (Beijing): 3,900-3,930 yuan per tonne, down 20-30 yuan per tonne The price of billet fell 40 yuan per tonne late on Monday due to weak demand while rebar futures lost all of its first-hour gains during the remainder of trading hours on Tuesday. These factors weighed on buying...

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Jessica Zong

March 13, 2018

09:17 GMT

Shanghai