Eastern China (Shanghai): 4,010-4,020 yuan ($580-581) per tonne, down 20-30 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Tianjin): 3,910-3,920 yuan per tonne, unchanged
Trading in Shanghai was thinner than yesterday, even though many downstream companies normally restock on a Friday ahead of the weekend, a Shanghai-based trader said.
The lack of buyer interest led to lower prices, he added.
However, demand for HRC remains stable, insisted a second trader in Shanghai.
“I had no difficulty selling my goods...