East Asian stainless steel market strengthens on rising cost

Import prices for stainless steel in East Asia rose over the past week with Chinese suppliers maintaining their high offers amid costlier nickel, although there was no considerable uptick in demand.

Metal Bulletin’s assessment of prices for benchmark 304 stainless 2mm trimmed cold-rolled coil was $2,100-2,230 per tonne cif East Asian ports for the week ended Wednesday April 11, up $20-100...


Fiona Lam

April 12, 2018

06:38 GMT