Carbon steelhttp://www.metalbulletin.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1835©2020 MB60Carbon steelEUROPE HRC: Domestic prices stable in slow marketDomestic prices for hot-rolled coil in Northern Europe have been fairly stable due to limited trading activity, sources told Fastmarkets on Thursday February 20. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919362/EUROPE-HRC-Domestic-prices-stable-in-slow-market.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 16:00:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Prices gain strength on work resumption progressChina’s hot-rolled coil prices rose on Thursday February 20 amid optimism attributed to the progress of work resumption in downstream markets in the wake of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919288/CHINA-HRC-Prices-gain-strength-on-work-resumption-progress.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 10:05:00 GMTEUROPE HDG: Domestic prices rise in the north supported by good demandDomestic prices for hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG) increased in Northern Europe over the past week, supported by strong demand, sources told Fastmarkets. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919281/EUROPE-HDG-Domestic-prices-rise-in-the-north-supported-by-good-demand.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 09:54:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 20, 2020The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919270/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-20-2020.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 09:34:00 GMTFOCUS: China opens steel export floodgates amid virus woesChinese steelmakers are rushing to export their products due to stagnant domestic demand caused by downstream industries struggling to return to work amid the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in China. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919274/FOCUS-China-opens-steel-export-floodgates-amid-virus-woes.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2020 06:30:00 GMTUS HRC index steady amid lead time extensionHot-rolled coil prices in the United States have remained relatively stable over the past week, although longer lead times are likely not driven by increased demand. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919269/US-HRC-index-steady-amid-lead-time-extension.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 22:32:00 GMTUS Galvalume prices rise despite soft flat-rolled steel marketDespite poor performance in most flat-rolled steel products, prices for Galvalume products continued to move up steadily because of strong demand, extended lead times at domestic mills and expectations that ferrous scrap prices may rise in the next month, sources said.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919261/US-Galvalume-prices-rise-despite-soft-flat-rolled-steel-market.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 21:58:00 GMTAT A GLANCE: Ternium Q4 2019 earnings down on lower steel prices, volumesLatin American steel group Ternium showed a decline in its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (Ebitda) of 49% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2019, amid a reduction in steel prices in North America in the second half of the year. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919255/AT-A-GLANCE-Ternium-Q4-2019-earnings-down-on-lower-steel-prices-volumes.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 20:45:00 GMTEUROPE PLATE: Domestic prices inch down in slow marketDomestic prices for heavy steel plate in Europe moved down over the past week due to limited trading activity, sources told Fastmarkets.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919241/EUROPE-PLATE-Domestic-prices-inch-down-in-slow-market.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 18:16:00 GMTEUROPE HRC: Domestic prices continue to rise in the northDomestic prices for hot-rolled coil in Northern Europe have moved up day on day, supported by good order books at mills and a lack of competitive imports, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday February 19.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919236/EUROPE-HRC-Domestic-prices-continue-to-rise-in-the-north.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 17:40:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Domestic market stabilizes on returning businesses, coronavirus optimismExporters of Chinese hot-rolled coil lowered their offers further to stimulate sales amid high inventory levels despite a relatively stable domestic market on Wednesday February 19.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919117/CHINA-HRC-Domestic-market-stabilizes-on-returning-businesses-coronavirus-optimism.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 09:48:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 19, 2020The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919102/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-19-2020.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 08:53:00 GMTAsian buyers snap up Chinese plate on low prices, but rebound expectedTrading activity involving Chinese plate picked up in the past week due to the emergence of low export offers from China, although prices are expected to pick up soon. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919106/Asian-buyers-snap-up-Chinese-plate-on-low-prices-but-rebound-expected.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 07:05:00 GMTIN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from February 18Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Tuesday February 18 that are worth another look.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919084/IN-CASE-YOU-MISSED-IT-5-key-stories-from-February-18.htmlWed, 19 Feb 2020 00:05:00 GMTBrazilian flat steel sales up 5.3% in January amid price increases, Inda saysFlat steel sales from Brazilian distributors increased by 5.3% year on year in January, with the country’s steel consumption rising amid price increases, according to national flat steel distributors’ association Inda. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919085/Brazilian-flat-steel-sales-up-53-in-January-amid-price-increases-Inda-says.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 23:13:00 GMTEU new car sales fall 7.5% year on year in JanuaryDemand for passenger cars in the EU dropped by 7.50% year-on-year in January 2020, following four consecutive months of recovery. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3919055/EU-new-car-sales-fall-75-year-on-year-in-January.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 17:02:00 GMTCIS FLAT STEEL: Global uncertainty pushes prices downUncertainty in the global flat steel market caused by falling prices for exports from China has been affecting demand and putting pressure on the market for exports from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), sources told Fastmarkets on Monday February 17. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918994/CIS-FLAT-STEEL-Global-uncertainty-pushes-prices-down.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 16:28:00 GMTEUROPE HRC: Domestic market stable in north, sentiment positiveDomestic prices for hot-rolled coil have been fairly stable day on day in the north of Europe and sentiment remains positive, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday February 18. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918937/EUROPE-HRC-Domestic-market-stable-in-north-sentiment-positive.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 16:00:00 GMTGULF FLAT STEEL IMPORTS: Prices stable in slow marketFlat steel import prices in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia were stable this week in a slow market, with buyers choosing to wait for new prices from India, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday February 18.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918938/GULF-FLAT-STEEL-IMPORTS-Prices-stable-in-slow-market.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 14:31:00 GMTChina CRC, HDG export prices slump amid reduced domestic demandExport prices for Chinese cold-rolled coil and hot-dipped galvanized coil fell during the week to Tuesday February 18 amid a slowdown in domestic trading while downstream sectors gradually return to work.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918896/China-CRC-HDG-export-prices-slump-amid-reduced-domestic-demand.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 11:30:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Export offers fall amid weak domestic demandChina’s domestic hot-rolled coil prices were largely steady on Tuesday February 18 amid thin trading, though some mills lowered their export offers in an attempt to reduce their inventories. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918890/CHINA-HRC-Export-offers-fall-amid-weak-domestic-demand.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 10:00:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 18, 2020The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918879/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-18-2020.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2020 09:04:00 GMTEUROPE HRC: Domestic prices inch up in the northDomestic prices for hot-rolled coil have increased slightly day on day in the north of Europe, sources told Fastmarkets on Monday February 17. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918876/EUROPE-HRC-Domestic-prices-inch-up-in-the-north.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 19:15:00 GMTAT A GLANCE: Sail reports loss despite higher sales and productionA summary of state-owned Steel Authority of India’s (Sail) financial results for its third quarter covering the period of October to December, and the first nine months of its financial year 2019-20.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918705/AT-A-GLANCE-Sail-reports-loss-despite-higher-sales-and-production.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 12:41:00 GMTWEEKLY EUROPE HRC WRAP: Northern European price recovers despite return of imports Domestic prices for hot-rolled coil in Northern Europe rose in the week to Friday February 14 despite offers from non-European suppliers returning to the market. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918768/WEEKLY-EUROPE-HRC-WRAP-Northern-European-price-recovers-despite-return-of-imports.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 12:26:00 GMTTosyali Algeria to start HRC production in 2022Tosyali Algeria plans to start production of hot-rolled coil by the end of 2022 and is targeting output of 2 million tonnes per year, a company spokesperson told Fastmarkets on Friday February 14.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918765/Tosyali-Algeria-to-start-HRC-production-in-2022.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 11:36:00 GMTEC starts second review of existing steel safeguard measures The European Commission (EC) has initiated a review of existing safeguard measures into number of imported steel products, it said on Saturday February 15. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918764/EC-starts-second-review-of-existing-steel-safeguard-measures.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 11:18:00 GMTSlab import prices in Asia tumble amid softening HRC marketImport prices for steel slab in Southeast Asia and East Asia fell over the past week amid a downtrend in the regional hot-rolled coil market. http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918775/Slab-import-prices-in-Asia-tumble-amid-softening-HRC-market.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 11:17:00 GMTCHINA HRC: Traders facing tight cash flowChina’s hot-rolled coil prices were unchanged on Monday February 17 amid thin trading, with tight cash flow making it hard for traders to place orders with mills.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918771/CHINA-HRC-Traders-facing-tight-cash-flow.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 10:17:00 GMTFlat Steel Products Trade Log, February 17, 2020The latest bids, offers and deals in the global markets for hot-rolled coil, cold-rolled coil, hot-dipped galvanized coil, pre-painted galvanized iron, steel plate, steel sheet and other flat steel products.http://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3918750/Flat-Steel-Products-Trade-Log-February-17-2020.htmlMon, 17 Feb 2020 09:46:00 GMT