American Metal Market’s price assessment for imported hot-rolled coil
has increased to $820-880 per from $810-860 per ton previously.
That higher end of the price range represents Turkish material – inclusive of 25% Section 232 tariffs and applicable anti-dumping and countervailing duties – for September or October delivery to US ports, sources said.
“Turkey’s home market is heating up again… so the mills are pushing [prices higher],” one East Coast distributor source said.
Serbian material was said to be available at the same or modestly lower prices, perhaps because of quality issues, sources said.