EUROPE BEAMS: Prices stable-to-soft on weak demand despite rising costs

Steel beam prices in the domestic Northern European market were stable-to-soft this week, with poor demand continuing to outweigh rising raw material costs, Fastmarkets heard on Wednesday February 20.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for domestic S235-grade, 200x200mm, category-2 H-beam in Northern Europe was €600-630 ($679-713) per tonne delivered on February 20, widening downward by €10 per tonne from the previous week. Producers were understood to have attempted last week to push...


Ross Yeo

February 20, 2019

18:30 GMT