CHINA REBAR: Domestic prices flat amid mixed market sentiment

China’s domestic rebar prices were stable on Tuesday January 8 amid a divided outlook on prices in the coming weeks and higher billet prices being negated by lower futures.

Domestic  Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,730-3,780 yuan ($544-551) per tonne, unchanged Northern China (Beijing): 3,650-3,680 yuan per tonne, unchanged Spot market traders kept their prices flat as higher billet prices were offset by lower futures. Some participants said they expect domestic rebar prices to decrease amid softening demand from both end users and stockists ahead of the Chinese New Year celebrations next month. Some others,...

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Jessica Zong

January 08, 2019

08:30 GMT

Shanghai