Metal Bulletin’s assessment of prices for benchmark 304 stainless 2mm trimmed cold-rolled coil was $2,080-2,130 per tonne cif East Asian ports for the week ended Wednesday April 4, down $10-50 per tonne from a week earlier.
Metal Bulletin’s assessment of prices for benchmark 304 stainless trimmed hot-rolled sheet was $2,040-2,140 per tonne cif East Asian ports for the same period, down $10-30 per tonne week on week.
China-origin stainless untrimmed CRC were booked at $2,050-2,100 per tonne cif over the past week, sources said. This range is equivalent to around $2,080-2,130 per tonne cif for the trimmed product that Metal Bulletin assesses.
For the trimmed product, offers from China were at $2,210-2,250...