HRC export price stable in Brazil

8 April 2020, 7:32 pm
Following a sharp price decline last week, attributed by players to indirect effects of the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 thwarts HRC trade in UAE, prices fall

8 April 2020, 5:02 pm
Despite the ongoing softening of import HRC offers to the UAE, many buyers are staying on the sidelines.

Turkey’s Colakoglu Metalurji to stop hot rolling line next week

8 April 2020, 4:00 pm

China buys import HRC at lower prices, sentiment improves slightly

8 April 2020, 3:31 pm
Chinese traders have remained interested in buying imported commercial grade HRC.

Sizeable HRC import lots finally sold to Turkey

7 April 2020, 5:44 pm
Import hot rolled coil (HRC) offers seem to have finally fallen to a level considered workable by some Turkish buyers.

Ex-China HRC prices edge down, market in chaos amid high competition

7 April 2020, 4:56 pm
Chinese hot rolled coil (HRC) export offers have continued to be characterized by chaos due to the slack demand from overseas markets.

Russia books large HRC volumes to Vietnam, the only big outlet for now

7 April 2020, 4:46 pm
Import hot rolled coil (HRC) prices in Vietnam have slumped further following reports of large volumes sold from Russia.

Russia, Brazil, and Iran interested in slab sales to China, prices down again

6 April 2020, 5:28 pm
Import slab prices in China have moved down further over the past week.

Indian mills cut HRC export prices again to push volumes to Vietnam, GCC

6 April 2020, 4:43 pm
Indian steel mills have aggressively cut hot rolled coil (HRC) export prices during the past week to push higher volumes overseas.

Local Indian HRC prices unchanged as market awaits easing of lockdown

6 April 2020, 3:00 pm
Local India hot rolled coil (HRC) prices have remained stable during the past week.

Metinvest’s Ilyich increases its steel output in Q1

6 April 2020, 2:11 pm

US HRC prices still soft amidst lessened demand

3 April 2020, 11:48 pm
The COVID-19 virus is wreaking havoc in all steel market segments, and US HRC has

Russia again cuts HRC export prices from Baltic and Black Sea

3 April 2020, 5:57 pm
Hot rolled coil offers from Russia to overseas buyers have indicated another decrease this week.

India’s HRC imports stalled, one ex-China HRC deal done at lower price

3 April 2020, 3:43 pm
India’s flat steel import trading activity has remained at a standstill during the past week.

Prices decrease in Turkish spot flat steel market

2 April 2020, 6:05 pm
Prices have decreased since last week while demand has remained very sluggish in the local Turkish flat steel spot markets.

Italian HRC prices unchanged amid uncertain market conditions

2 April 2020, 5:50 pm
Due to the measures introduced by the Italian government to deal with the coronavirus emergency, the Italian steel market is still dormant.

Deal prices for HRC in Vietnam fall below $400/mt CFR, no bottom yet

2 April 2020, 4:39 pm
Imported hot rolled coils (HRC) prices in Vietnam have continued to follow a downtrend this week.

Ex-China HDG prices move sideways, local market falling

2 April 2020, 4:32 pm
Ex-China HDG offer prices have moved sideways in the past week.

Ex-China CRC prices remain low amid weak overseas demand, local price decline

1 April 2020, 4:11 pm
Ex-China offer prices of cold rolled coil (CRC) have moved sideways in the past week.

HRC export price shows sharp decline in Brazil

31 March 2020, 8:31 pm
Brazilian producers are negotiating exports of HRC of the basic commercial grades at

Black Sea HRC prices fall below $400/mt FOB, business challenging

31 March 2020, 5:41 pm
CIS-based hot rolled coil exporters have been working under tough market conditions lately.

Import HRC offers to Turkey hit new low, trade minimal

31 March 2020, 5:37 pm
Turkey’s hot rolled coil (HRC) market remains extremely weak with hardly any serious business taking place.

Ex-China HRC prices under pressure, still far from being the most competitive

31 March 2020, 4:49 pm
Chinese hot rolled coil (HRC) export offers have been in chaos.

Egypt gets lower HRC offers from EU and CIS, deals sporadic

31 March 2020, 3:34 pm
Hot rolled coil (HRC) buyers in Egypt have been in the market for restocking, though they prefer not to rush.

Indian mills face stock build-up despite output cuts, higher discounts for local HRC

30 March 2020, 12:32 pm
Local Indian hot rolled coil (HRC) prices have remained stable during the past week at INR 38,200/mt ($509/mt) ex-works.

US HRC prices tick downward

27 March 2020, 10:33 pm
The US flat rolled steel market is enduring downward price pressure due to a myriad of reasons, such as

US HRC imports down 9.4 percent in February

27 March 2020, 7:01 pm
According to preliminary census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of hot rolled sheets totaled 141,531 mt

Indian HRC import activity comes to halt amid rising risks of delivery disruptions

27 March 2020, 1:38 pm
India’s import flat steel trading activity has ground to a halt with cases of previous deals being cancelled.

HRC domestic prices increase in Brazil

26 March 2020, 8:30 pm
Steel distributors in Sao Paulo are negotiating HRC for the domestic market in small volumes at

Aggressive ex-India offers push HRC prices further down in Vietnam

26 March 2020, 3:49 pm
The situation in the Vietnamese HRC market has worsened as re-rollers began considering production stoppages.