South American flat-rolled steel import prices mostly unchanged despite Chinese downturn

The South American flat-rolled steel import market was mixed this past week, with most prices flat due to sluggish demand in the region despite the recent Chinese downtrend.

Fastmarkets assessed the price for imported hot-dipped galvanized coil at $645-660 per tonne cfr main ports on Friday May 24, unchanged from the previous week. The price for imported heavy plate was also stable at $580-590 per tonne cfr. On the other hand, hot-rolled coil pricing rose slightly over the course of the...

Published

Renato Rostás

May 24, 2019

20:39 GMT

São Paulo