China’s plate export prices flat on low demand

Export prices for Chinese steel plate remained flat over the week ended Tuesday March 26, with offer prices changing slightly but few buyers making bids.

Fastmarkets MB's export price assessment for May shipments of commercial-grade, chromium-added plate was $545-550 per tonne fob on March 26, unchanged from the preceding week. Hebei Puyang Iron & Steel continued to offer material at $550-555 per tonne fob, but a source at the company said that these prices were negotiable if any orders were received, which was a way to boost trading activity. Tangshan Iron & Steel was offering similat material at $545 per tonne fob to domestic traders, steady week on...


Miranda Song

March 27, 2019

05:00 GMT