China’s export prices for plate soften on weak demand

China’s export prices for plate fell over the past two weeks amid weak demand.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for October/November shipments of steel heavy plate export, fob China main port was $455-465 per tonne on Tuesday October 8, down $5-10 per tonne from $465-470 per tonne on September 24, a week before the start of the country’s Golden Week.

A trader in northern China said that he had heard of a deal involving a buyer in Pakistan being concluded at $460-465 per tonne fob on...


Miranda Song

October 09, 2019

07:40 GMT