China’s plate export prices climb amid active trading

Export prices for Chinese plate continued to rise in the past week, with sales being actively made to Southeast Asia and South America.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for January shipments of steel heavy plate export, fob China main port was $530-540 per tonne for the week ended Tuesday November 17, up by $5 per tonne from $525-535 per tonne fob a week earlier.

A Zhejiang-based trader said a mill in northern China had secured orders involving around 10,000 tonnes of plate from buyers in Southeast Asia last week at around $530...


Miranda Song

November 18, 2020

05:30 GMT