CHINA HRC: Final phase of Tangshan's production curbs lend strength to prices

China’s hot-rolled coil prices regained some strength on Monday July 22 after local authorities in Tangshan, the steelmaking hub in northern China, reiterated production cuts for steelmakers under their jurisdiction.

Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,880-3,900 yuan ($564-567) per tonne, up 20 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Tianjin): 3,850-3,860 yuan per tonne, up 10 yuan per tonne
Spot prices rose after mills raised their ex-works prices by around 20 yuan per tonne over the weekend, with production curbs in Tangshan entering a final 10-day stretch to cut emissions.

An official document released last Saturday instructed local steel mills to cut...


Miranda Song

July 22, 2019

12:25 GMT