GULF STEEL BILLET, REBAR: Import billet price tips up but demand still soft

Domestic and import prices for rebar have remained stable in the United Arab Emirates over the past week, but the import price for steel billet has increased by $3 per tonne, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday May 14.

Domestic rebar
Local rebar producers in the UAE kept their prices unchanged for May production material, with demand subdued by the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan this week.

The observance of Ramadan in Muslim communities and countries typically results in shorter working days and reduced demand...


Serife Durmus

May 14, 2019

16:59 GMT