Slab import prices in Asia steady amid coronavirus concerns

Import prices for steel slab in Southeast Asia and East Asia were stable over the week to Monday March 2 amid concerns about the rapid spread of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outside of China.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for steel slab imports, cfr Southeast Asia and East Asia was $425-435 per tonne on Monday March 2, unchanged week on week.

During the week, steel slab produced in the Commonwealth of Independent States and shipped from ports in the Black Sea...


Lee Ken Kiat

March 03, 2020

10:45 GMT