EUROPE BEAMS: Trading begins to slow for holidays but mills keen for January boost

The steel H-beam price in Northern Europe was unchanged on Wednesday December 11, while the Southern Europe price narrowed, indicating the start of a market slowdown ahead of the Christmas break in the region, sources told Fastmarkets.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel beams, domestic, delivered Northern Europe was €540-565 ($598-626) per tonne on December 11, unchanged week on week.
Market sources confirmed the current transaction price range this week, but said that there would be further increases come January.

H-beam prices are being...

Published

Carrie Bone

December 11, 2019

16:02 GMT

London