Fastmarkets’ price assessment for steel HRC, export, fob Black Sea, CIS, was $430-438 per tonne on Monday September 9, down from $450-460 per tonne a week ago.
A sale of Ukraine-origin HRC was heard in Turkey at $450 per tonne cfr. That would be equivalent to $430-435 per tonne fob Black Sea.
Russia-origin HRC was on offer in Turkey at $450-455 per tonne cfr, or about $430-435 per tonne fob Black Sea.
“It’s a hard time for the [CIS] producers, because local prices [in Turkey, which is the largest outlet for the CIS-origin...