Eastern China (Shanghai):
4,060-4,080 yuan ($606-609) per tonne, unchanged
Northern China (Beijing):
4,000-4,040 yuan per tonne, unchanged
Buyers kept procurement rates flat ahead of the weekend, leading to unchanged prices.
Participants, however, said they expect prices to increase next week amid an optimistic outlook on end-market demand.
Rebar prices in eastern China rose 10-40 yuan per tonne week...