EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices widen with falling feedstock costs

Prices for hollow steel sections in Northern Europe widened downward this week due to falling feedstock costs, Fastmarkets heard on Wednesday November 7.

Fastmarkets’ domestic price assessment for commodity-size, grade-S235 square hollow sections made in Northern Europe fell by €10 per tonne on the low end to €640-660 ($730-753) per tonne delivered on November 7. This compared with €650-660 per tonne delivered on October 31. Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for domestic hot-rolled coil (HRC) in Northern Europe, the feedstock used for hollow sections, has fallen in recent weeks, to €550-560 per tonne ex-works on November 7 from...

Published

Carrie Bone

November 07, 2018

16:16 GMT

London