Slab import prices in Asia stable during year-end festive season

Import prices for steel slab in Southeast Asia and East Asia were stable over the past week amid limited trading activity during the year-end festive season.

“Most market participants are away for holiday in the last weeks of the year during the Christmas and New Year period,” a trader in Indonesia said.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for steel slab imports, cfr Southeast Asia and East Asia, was $400-415...


Lee Ken Kiat

December 31, 2019

06:35 GMT