Is the upward price trajectory for US HRC and CRC starting to slow?

23 October 2020, 9:30 pm
US flat rolled steel prices are still trending strong, sources note, although sentiment as to how long current price points can last is mixed.

HRC trade in Russia supported by limited allocation

23 October 2020, 5:52 pm
Seasonal factors have started to have a negative impact on end-user demand for flats in Russia, as was expected.

Chinese HRC export offers up again amid mills’ optimism

23 October 2020, 5:29 pm
Chinese exporters have attempted to increase offers for HRC further by the end of the current week.

Large HRC volumes booked in Turkey at discount, mills’ offers rebound

22 October 2020, 5:43 pm
Turkish hot rolled coil (HRC) producers have provided discounts on their initial local offers in order to attract customers’ attention.

HRC prices on rise in Vietnam, demand for SS400 increases

22 October 2020, 5:34 pm
Prices for hot rolled coil (HRC) have been moving up in the Vietnamese market this week.

Pakistan remains active in HRC bookings

22 October 2020, 5:00 pm
While closely watching developments in the global HRC market, Pakistani customers have preferred to refresh their inventories whenever possible.

Ex-China HDG prices move up amid appreciation of Chinese currency

22 October 2020, 2:08 pm
Ex-China hot dip galvanized (HDG) offer prices have increased due to the significant strengthening of the Chinese currency against the US dollar.

ArcelorMittal hikes HRC price for long-term contracts in northwest Europe

22 October 2020, 12:22 pm
ArcelorMittal decided to increase hot rolled coil (HRC) prices in long-term contracts with northwest European service centers and distributors.

Flat steel prices in local Taiwanese market - week 43

22 October 2020, 12:04 pm

China’s HRC output slows down in September

21 October 2020, 2:15 pm
In September this year, China’s hot rolled coil (HRC) production declined by two percent month on month.

Ex-China HRC export prices adjusted down slightly, competition on rise

20 October 2020, 6:08 pm
Ex-China HRC offer prices have edged down slightly amid sufficient overseas supplies in the export market, which has resulted in stronger competition.

HRC prices inch up in EU amid good order books and limited supply

20 October 2020, 2:25 pm
As reported previously, the increasing HRC price trend lost its momentum in the EU entering the month of October.

Japan's HRP and HRS shipments down 8.5 percent in August

20 October 2020, 1:43 pm
In August this year, Japan's hot rolled plate and sheet shipments decreased by 8.5 percent compared to the same month of 2019.

HRC export offers increase in Brazil

19 October 2020, 9:48 pm

Indian integrated steel mills puts HRC exports on hold

19 October 2020, 5:46 pm
Indian integrated steel mills have maintained hot rolled coil (HRC) export prices at $510-520/mt FOB, in line with a week ago.

Ex-China plate offers edge down as local mood and outlook not very bright

19 October 2020, 4:22 pm
Ex-China steel plate offer prices from mills have mostly been heard at $520/mt FOB as of October 19, edging down by $5/mt on average week on week.

Hoa Phat Group’s net profit doubles in Q3

19 October 2020, 2:57 pm
Hoa Phat Group has announced its financial results for the third quarter and the first nine months of the current year.

Tradable level for local Indian HRC inches up amid tight supply, demand

19 October 2020, 2:41 pm
Indian integrated steel mills have maintained local hot rolled coil (HRC) prices unchanged during the past week.

US HRC, CRC prices continue to defy gravity

17 October 2020, 12:13 am
US flat rolled steel prices continue to have nearly unprecedented upward momentum.

Turkey maintains local and export HRC offers for now

16 October 2020, 5:16 pm
Turkey’s local hot-rolled coil (HRC) prices have been kept relatively stable.

Ex-CIS HRC traded abroad rather actively

16 October 2020, 5:12 pm
Russia’s Severstal has already managed to trade significant volumes of HRC for December production.

UAE-based HRC importers under pressure

16 October 2020, 5:10 pm
UAE-based buyers of hot rolled coil (HRC) have recently faced some shortage of material.

Japanese mills keep HRC export prices stable for Dec so far, allocation to rise

16 October 2020, 5:01 pm
Prices for Japanese hot rolled coil (HRC) in the export market have not changed much over the past month.

Turkey’s Çolakoğlu starts producing special stainless sheet grades

16 October 2020, 3:53 pm
Çolakoğlu Metalurji has started the production of special grades of stainless sheet as of the current month of October.

Vietnam buys ex-CIS HRC at relatively low price, ex-China prices move up

15 October 2020, 5:37 pm
Buying activity has been on the rise in the Vietnamese HRC market this week with more deals disclosed recently.

Ex-China HDG offers edge up as local market improves

15 October 2020, 5:07 pm
Ex-China hot dip galvanized (HDG) offer prices have edged up slightly in the past week, following a downward trend earlier.

Inventory of main finished steel products in China up 3.4% in Oct 1-10

14 October 2020, 11:54 am
As of October 10 this year, inventory of main finished steel products in China rose by 3.4 percent compared to September 30.

Formosa cuts HRC prices by just $15/mt for Dec as prices from China up in Vietnam

14 October 2020, 11:07 am
HRC importers in Vietnam have been more active, trying to purchase volumes before a further increase in offers.

HRC suppliers to Pakistan target higher prices

13 October 2020, 5:42 pm
After the resumption of business activity in China, import hot rolled coil (HRC) prices in Pakistan have been trending up.

US HRC exports up 26.3 percent in August

13 October 2020, 9:41 am