May 2018

Flat Steel Products Trade Log, May 28, 2018

The 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.

China AM: Ferrous futures tumble further

Chinese ferrous futures were mostly softer again during morning trading on Monday May 28, with the exception of the coking coal contracts which moved up. Physical prices had softened on Friday amid declining futures despite gains in the steel market.

US hot-rolled coil index dips despite shortage warnings

Hot-rolled coil prices in the United States slipped for this first time this month on an import glut and as lead times have stretched into the typically slower summer months.

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Reactions to Section 232, Ramadan lull, strike action in Brazil...

Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market over the past week.

TURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Some prices slide on slow demand

Some of the coated coil prices in Turkey decreased this week, with demand remaining poor in both the local and export markets, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday May 25.

Flat Steel Products Trade Log, May 25, 2018

The 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.

South American flat steel import prices steady in quiet market

Import prices for flat steel products in South America were once again unchanged this week, Metal Bulletin heard on Friday May 25.

TURKEY FLAT STEEL: Prices steady on limited demand, uncertain market

Most flat steel prices in Turkey’s domestic, import and export markets have been stable this week, with demand remaining limited, market participants told Metal Bulletin on Friday May 25.

CHINA HRC: Domestic prices rise amid flat demand

China’s domestic hot-rolled coil prices moved up on Friday May 25 amid the stable trading activity.

METAL BULLETIN DAILY PDFs

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