September 2019

US structural tubing prices slip after restocking stalls

Prices in the United States for domestically produced structural tubing have weakened after last month's recovery in distributor buying gave way to another pause in September.

US electric-resistance-welded pipe prices drop after coil, demand slip

Prices for mechanical tubing and standard pipe declined in the United States, with substrate-driven weakness in domestic prices prompting importers to lower their offers too.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Market stalls after sudden price drops

The price of steel hollow sections in the European domestic market moved down this week due to weak order books, prompting many primary buyers to hold off from ordering, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 11.

US structural tubing prices slip after demand wanes again

Prices for domestically produced structural tubing in the United States declined for the first time since late June after distributors took another pause from restocking.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices flat in quiet post-summer market

The price of steel hollow sections in the European domestic market is unchanged so far this week in stable conditions, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 4.

INTERVIEW: Yuantai Derun bullish about Chinese hollow sections in global market

Chinese hollow section products are set to take a bigger share of the global market in the future, having increased their visibility over the past few years due to their competitive prices and quality, according to Paul Zhao, the export director of China’s Yuantai Derun Pipe Manufacturing Group.