East Asian stainless steel trading lull continues into new year

Import prices for stainless steel in East Asia were little changed over the past week, with trading activity yet to pick up following the year-end holiday season.

Fastmarkets MB's import price assessment for 304 stainless 2mm trimmed cold-rolled coil in East Asia was $1,890-1,950 per tonne cif for the week ended Wednesday January 2, down $10 per tonne from a week earlier. Fastmarkets MB's import price assessment for 304 stainless trimmed hot-rolled coil in the same region was $1,805-1,835 per tonne cif for the same period, unchanged week on week. Few transactions were...

Published

Fiona Lam

January 03, 2019

02:48 GMT

Singapore