Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,510-3,530 yuan ($499-502) per tonne, widening upward by 10 yuan per tonne
Northern China (Tangshan): 3,520 yuan per tonne, up 10 yuan per tonne
Both Shanghai-based and Tangshan-based traders told Fastmarkets that demand had been strong, which gave prices some upward momentum.
A Shanghai-based trader said some specifications of HRC were out of stock, and sellers of these were able to secure higher prices even for cargoes to be delivered next month.
Most participants attributed the demand to...