Steel price report as of April 14, 2015

Posted on 14 April 2015
 

Steel Prices in China

Unit: yuan / ton











Product

Specification       

Beijing

Tianjin

Shenyang

Shanghai

Nanjing

Jinan

Zhengzhou

Wuhan

Guangzhou

Nanning

Chengdu

Kunming

Xi'an

高线 Wire Rod HPB300

Φ6.5mm

2510

2460

2400

2370

2620

2610

2530

2600

2680

2760

2780

3000

2560

螺纹钢 Rebar HRB400

Φ16mm

2280

2290

2320

2450

2510

2480

2520

2410

2750

2690

2720

2950

2480

角钢 Angle Bar Q235

5#

2620

2670

2550

2680

2700

2660

2570

2530

2840

3120

2890

3000

2780

中厚板 Plate Q235

20mm

2500

2420

2550

2500

2530

2600

2450

2580

2650

2960

2650

2930

2610

热板卷 HRC Q235

3.0mm

2490

2500

2570

2500

2600

2610

2530

2600

2650

3000

2690

2950

2650

冷薄板 CRS SPCC

1.0mm

3480

3450

3580

3130

3310

3480

3350

3040

3400

3480

3250

3600

3700

Source: China Iron and Steel Association

 

Long steel

  • The average price of 6.5mm Q235 high speed wire rod increased 4 yuan per tonne from the previous trading day to 2,559 yuan per tonne and that of 20mm HRB400 rebar increased by 4 yuan per tonne to 2,484 yuan per tonne.  – source: SteelHome

 

  • Prices for grade III 16-25mm rebar in Beijing were in the range of 2,240-2,340 yuan ($365-382) per tonne, up by 20-50 yuan ($3-8) per tonne from Monday. In Shanghai, the same product gained 10-20 yuan ($2-3) per tonne to trade at 2,260-2,320 yuan ($369-379) per tonne. All prices are inclusive of VAT. – source: Steel First

 

 

Flat steel

  • The average price of 2.75mm hot-rolled coil in China increased by 2 yuan per tonne from the previous trading day to 2,636 yuan per tonne while that of 1.0mm cold-rolled coil down by 13 yuan per tonne to 3,347 yuan per tonne. – source: SteelHome

 

  • SteelHome daily price assessment of 8mm medium plate in China reached 2,884 yuan per tonne, down by 1 yuan per tonne from the previous trading day. – source: SteelHome

  • Commercial-grade HRC (4.5-12mm) in Shanghai was traded at 2,350-2,380 yuan ($383-388) per tonne, up 20-30 yuan ($3-5) per tonne from Monday's range. In Beijing, the same product was traded at 2,370-2,380 yuan ($387-388) per tonne, 20 yuan ($3) per tonne higher for the day.  All prices are inclusive of VAT. – source: Steel First

 

Steel Prices in Other Countries

Scrap

  • Taiwanese import prices of 80:20 (in container) were down $9/mt on-week at $234/mt CFR Taiwan port last Friday, according to The Steel Index, a unit of Platts.  - source: Platts

 

  • HMS 1&2 80:20 imported scrap prices were in the range of $263-265/mt CFR throughout last week, while melting scrap from shipbreaking is now being offered to mills in western Turkey (Ege Celik, Ozkanlar, IDC and Habas) at $265/mt, $5/mt higher than last week. - source: Platts

 

  • The scrap base prices remained at around 24,000~24,500/ton in the Japanese Osaka region on April 13th. - source: Yieh

 

Semis

  • Steel First assessed billet import prices in Southeast Asia at $375-380 per tonne cfr on Monday April 13 following the news of the booking, up from the $370-375 per tonne cfr range of the past three weeks. – source: Steel First


  • Platts assessed its daily billet price at $362.5/metric ton FOB Black Sea on Monday, $2.5/mt up on the day. - source: Platts
 
Bar/ Wire rod

  • Transaction prices for chromium-added rebar were heard in the Singapore city-state at $340-345 per tonne cfr on a theoretical weight basis, down from $345-355 per tonne cfr  a week ago, sources told Steel First on Monday April 13. – source: Steel First

 

  • Turkish mills' 12-32 mm diameter domestic rebar list prices were generally in the range of TRY 1,350-1,370/metric ton exworks Monday, equivalent to $434-440/mt without 18% VAT, while stockists' prices were at around TRY 1,380-1,410/mt - source: Platts

 

  • The southern European rebar reference price ex-works fell by €1/mt since a week earlier to €419/mt ($451/mt). The average of Platts FOB Black Sea export billet prices for last week increased by $10/mt to $360/mt, and the rebar-billet spread fell by $12/mt to $91/mt. - source: Platts

 

HRC/P

  • Steel First assessed Southeast Asia's HRC import prices at $380-390 per tonne cfr on Monday April 13, down from the $390-395 per tonne cfr range seen in the previous two weeks and the lowest level since the assessment was launched in March 2013. - source: Steel First


  • Platts kept its assessment of northwest European hot rolled coil stable Monday at €407.5/metric ton ex-works Ruhr. - source: Platts


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