CHINA HRC: Prices fall amid broad-based decline

Spot prices for hot-rolled coil in China fell on Wednesday October 20, after futures tumbled to a one-week low amid a broad-based decline led by coal-related products.

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Eastern China (Shanghai): 5,700-5,780 yuan ($892-904) per tonne, down by 20-80 yuan per tonne
The most-traded January HRC contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange shed 186 yuan per tonne (3.24%) from the previous day’s closing price to end at a one-week low of 5,550 yuan per tonne on Wednesday.

At the same time, the most-traded contracts for key steelmaking raw materials coke and coking coal...

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Paul Lim

Zihuan Pan

October 20, 2021

10:47 GMT

Shanghai, Singapore