EU flat steel distributor shipments up 1% in May 2019

European distributors of flat steel products reported a 1% year-on-year rise in shipment volumes in May 2019, Eurometal said this week.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel hot-rolled coil, domestic, exw Northern Europe, was €475-490 ($532-549) per tonne on July 10, compared with €480-495 per tonne ex-works a week earlier. Prices moved down due to poor demand.

Eurometal’s stock index for flat steel service centers in the EU was 119 in May this year,...


Maria Tanatar

July 11, 2019

10:41 GMT