EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices up as feedstock tightness continues

Prices for steel hollow sections in Europe have moved up this week but with feedstock tightness remaining an issue, market sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday February 17.

Fastmarkets’ price assessment for steel sections (medium), domestic, delivered Northern Europe, was €860-880 per tonne ($1,043-1,067) on Wednesday, up from €850-870 per tonne week on week.

The price of hot-rolled coil has once again begun to rise, after a brief period of stability. Hollow section producers remained concerned whether they would be able to acquire the volumes of...


Carrie Bone

February 17, 2021

18:50 GMT