CHINA HRC: Buyers in South Korea, Pakistan warm up to Chinese products

Export prices for Chinese hot-rolled coil prices rose further on Friday December 20 despite a stable domestic market amid increased buying in South Korea and Pakistan.

Eastern China (Shanghai): 3,870-3,880 yuan ($552-553) per tonne, unchanged
Northern China (Tangshan): 3,640 yuan per tonne, unchanged
Trading remained moderate in the domestic market, amid relatively low inventory levels.
Most market participants expect spot prices to weaken slightly in the next few days after more cargoes were delivered from northern China to eastern China - where had prices surged in the past few weeks due to tight supply.

But uncertainties lingered due to steel producers in...


Miranda Song

December 20, 2019

10:35 GMT