CHINA REBAR: Prices drop further on growing pessimism

China’s domestic and export prices for rebar fell further on Thursday December 6, with a pessimistic outlook for supply and demand emerging in the market.

Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,880-3,920 yuan ($566-571) per tonne, down 20 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Beijing): 3,560-3,590 yuan per tonne, down 30-40 yuan per tonne
Rebar futures tumbled during the day, which weighed on spot prices. Buyers also cut their procurement rates due to bad weather.
Prices are likely to continue to trend downward for the remainder of the week.

Market participants are expecting rebar supply to exceed demand...


Jessica Zong

December 06, 2018

09:59 GMT