EUROPE BEAMS: Prices stable during ongoing holiday lull

Domestic prices for steel beams in Europe were unchanged this week, with the majority of market participants not yet returning to work, sources said on Wednesday January 2.

Fastmarkets MB’s weekly price assessment for domestic S235-grade, 200x200mm, category-2 H-beam in Northern Europe was flat at €620-645 ($711-730) per tonne on January 2. The market was quiet this week with many market participants still off work and little trading happening. In December, mills had been pushing for price increases of €15-20...


Carrie Bone

January 02, 2019

16:55 GMT