August 2018

South America's flat steel import prices edge down on lower offers

South America's import prices for some flat steel products went down last week due to renewed offers from China.

CHINA HRC: Prices mixed amid futures losses, optimistic outlook

North China’s hot-rolled coil prices fell amid futures market losses on Monday August 27 though those in the country’s eastern region bucked the trend amid expectations of demand becoming more robust in the months to come.

Turkish HRC fails to shake Vietnam's import prices

Re-rolling-grade hot-rolled coil from Turkey failed to have much of an effect on the Vietnamese import market over the past week.

Flat Steel Products Trade Log, August 27, 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 across the board

China’s ferrous futures tumbled across the board during morning trading on Monday August 27, with the rebar contract leading the downtrend.

US flat-rolled steel import prices mixed amid Section 232 uncertainty

Prices in the United States for imported flat-rolled steel were mixed amid uncertainty over how changes to US Section 232 tariffs - both announced and anticipated - might impact supplies.

US hot-rolled price dips after new supply offered at discount

Hot-rolled coil prices have declined in the United States after new domestic production and import competition eroded bookings, according to market participants.

Indian mills likely to raise domestic HRC prices in September

Indian mills are likely to increase their prices for hot-rolled coil (HRC) for September sales following a weakening of the rupee against the US dollar, Metal Bulletin heard on Friday August 24.

STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Scrap prices fall, weak Russian rouble, tariff replacement discussions…

Metal Bulletin reviews the major stories that have affected the steel market over the week ending Friday August 24.

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