CHINA HRC: Domestic prices rise, but pessimism persists

China’s domestic hot-rolled coil prices rose on Thursday May 16, but pessimism continued to cast a pall over the market with trading activity remaining persistently thin.

Domestic Eastern China (Shanghai): 4,000-4,010 yuan ($582-583) per tonne, up 10 yuan per tonne Northern China (Tianjin): 3,890-3,900 yuan per tonne, up 20 yuan per tonne Spot prices rose after mills raised their offers in response to gains in the futures market a day earlier. But trading activity remained thin, with buyers only buying on an as-needed basis, a Hangzhou-based trader said. A source...

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Miranda Song

May 16, 2019

12:38 GMT

Shanghai