CIS STEEL SLAB: Prices rise on steady demand, support from flat steel market

Export steel slab prices from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) rose by $15-20 per tonne in the first half of January 2020 on steady customer interest as well as a surge in the flat steel segment.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel slab, export, fob Black Sea, CIS was at $420-425 per tonne on Monday January 13, up by $15-20 per tonne from $405 per tonne fob a week earlier - a range it had maintained since December 30, 2019.

Mills targeted prices equivalent to $420-425 per tonne fob Black Sea in the major sales outlets, Fastmarkets...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

January 14, 2020

06:00 GMT