Since November 10, there have been production problems at the largest supplier into Russia, Kazakhstan's ArcelorMittal Temirtau, after a gas pipeline explosion at the plant. But the outage there has failed to stimulate the domestic market in Russia.
Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for Russia-origin 4mm HR sheet remained at 39,200-40,000 roubles ($587-600) per tonne cpt Moscow on Monday December 17
, including 18% VAT.
Stockists are still able to purchase HR sheet...