US structural tubing price dips to 15-month low as HRC, scrap fall

US structural tubing prices have slipped to their lowest in more than 15 months on falling prices for scrap and hot-rolled coil as well as concerns about second-half demand.

The midpoint of Fastmarkets AMM's price range for domestic A500 hollow structural sections (HSS) was assessed at $955 per ton on Thursday May 9, down 1% from a midpoint of $965 per ton a week earlier and 20.9% from a 2018 midpoint peak of $1,207.50 per ton in August. HSS prices are at their lowest since hitting a midpoint of $950 per...


Michael Cowden

May 10, 2019

22:33 GMT