Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel slab, export, fob Black Sea, CIS
, was $330-350 per tonne on May 18, widening from $335-340 per tonne fob a week earlier.
Customers in Italy and Turkey were not particularly active in slab bookings last week, preferring to assess the situation.
Turkish mills increased their finished flat steel prices last week and were waiting for customers’ responses, but no new bookings have been heard so far.
Turkish HRC was heard to be on offer at $390-405 per tonne fob...