February 2020

US structural tubing price flat; decreases ahead?

Prices for structural tubing in the United States remained unchanged on Thursday February 13, but market participants believe it's a soft market with potential decreases upcoming.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices flat as Turkey’s import quota turns critical

The prices of hollow steel sections in Europe remained flat this week, with eyes on the soon-to-be-exhausted import quota allocated to Turkey, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday February 12.

TURKEY STEEL PIPE EXPORTS: Weak demand, falling raw material costs drag down prices

Turkish pipe export prices have gone down over the past month on falling raw material prices and limited demand, sources said on Wednesday February 12.

US structural tubing price drops again on negative HRC, demand

Prices for structural tubing in the United States came down again on Thursday February 6, with sellers and buyers both believing that the current soft demand and a negative market trend in hot-rolled coil would not support any pricing strength on structural tubing.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices flat but eyes turn to shrinking import quota

The price of hollow steel sections prices in Europe remained flat this week, with many waiting for the import quotas to be exhausted which will support the domestic market, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday February 5.

EC starts expiry review of anti-dumping measures into welded pipes, tubes from Belarus, China and Russia

The European Commission (EC) has started an expiry review of anti-dumping measures on imports of steel welded pipes and tubes originating from Belarus, China and Russia, it said on January 24.