Fastmarkets’ price assessment for September shipments of steel heavy plate export, fob China main port was $480-490 per tonne for the week ended Tuesday July 28, widening downward by $5 per tonne from $485-490 per tonne a week earlier
A Zhejiang-based trader told Fastmarkets that a mill in eastern China had sold around 1,000 tonnes of plate during the week to buyers in South America and Vietnam at $480 per tonne fob.
This was a base price for A36-grade plate, he said. No details of additional charges were available.
A mill in northern China was also...