CHINA HRC: Exporters raise offers despite stable domestic prices

China’s hot-rolled coil (HRC) exporters raised their offers on Tuesday April 20 although domestic prices were largely stable, following global price gains, sources said.

Eastern China (Shanghai): 5,470-5,520 yuan ($840-848) per tonne, widening from both ends
One Shanghai-based trader said spot sellers offered 5,470-5,490 yuan per tonne in the morning and then won deals at 5,500-5,520 yuan per tonne in the afternoon amid futures market rebounds.
Downstream HRC demand remained robust so end-users accelerated their restocking when futures prices gained, the same trader said.

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Miranda Song

April 20, 2021

10:23 GMT