March 2021

EUROPE SECTIONS: Feedstock shortage continues to push prices up

Prices for steel hollow sections in Europe increased further in the week to Wednesday March 31 following additional increases to feedstock costs, sources told Fastmarkets.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Prices follow trend of HRC feedstock increases

Prices for steel hollow sections in Europe moved up in the week to Wednesday March 24 after mills sought to pass on higher feedstock costs, sources have told Fastmarkets.

RESEARCH: Steel costs force seamless pipe prices higher

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EUROPE SECTIONS: Market uneasy over high prices

Prices for steel hollow sections in Europe were unchanged week-on-week on Wednesday March 17 despite mills taking on higher feedstock costs, sources told Fastmarkets.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Feedstock rises; lack of imports push prices up

Prices for steel hollow sections in Europe moved up on Wednesday March 10 while feedstock costs continue to rise, sources told Fastmarkets.

EUROPE BEAMS: Further producers announce increases

The price of European steel H-beams rose during the week to Wednesday March 10 after more producers announced price increases, sources told Fastmarkets.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from March 8

Here are five Fastmarkets stories you might have missed on Monday March 8 that are worth another look.

FOCUS: EU steel shortage to persist throughout 2021

The supply shortage in the European steel market, which has been driving up domestic prices since late 2020, will persist until the end of this year at the very least, market sources told Fastmarkets.

EUROPE SECTIONS: Mills to pass on further feedstock hikes, sources say

Prices for steel hollow sections in Europe held steady week on week on Wednesday March 3, while mills are looking to pass on increasing feedstock costs to customers, sources told Fastmarkets.