South American flat steel import prices fall amid Chinese downtrend, short-selling

Import prices for flat steel in South America declined last week amid a lack of deals and a weakening of the Chinese market.

The Fastmarkets MB import price assessment for hot-rolled coil in the region was $535-550 per tonne cfr on Friday June 7, widening downward from $540-550 per tonne a week earlier. Import prices for cold-rolled coil in the region were assessed at $580-590 per tonne cfr, down $5-10 per tonne week on week. The Fastmarkets MB import...

Published

Renato Rostás

June 10, 2019

19:06 GMT

São Paulo