CIS STEEL SLAB: Customers in Italy accept higher prices amid rising flat steel assessments

Improving sentiment in the European domestic and import flat steel market in recent weeks spurred Italian customers to accept higher prices for CIS slabs, supporting Fastmarkets’ assessment range in the week to Monday December 23.

The price of imported hot-rolled coils prices in Southern Europe has gained $20-30 per tonne since the beginning of December, while the domestic price has increased by $15-20 per tonne over the same period.

The most recent assessment of steel HRC import, cfr main port Southern...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

December 23, 2019

16:40 GMT