Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,820-3,830 yuan ($569-571) per tonne, narrowing downward 10 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Tianjin): 3,770-3,780 yuan per tonne, up 10-20 yuan per tonne
Trading was thinner in Shanghai compared with the previous day, which weighed on prices.
A Hangzhou-based trader said that was because some buyers are buying cheaper hot-rolled strip steel instead of HRC.
HR strip is more than 60 yuan per...