On April 6, the ex-factory price index for HRC price in the Nordic region was EUR 1,362.5 (USD 1,491.4)/ton, down by EUR 45/ton on a week-on-week basis.
According to European market news, the volume of HRC in the European market has been limited in the past week, and the distributors’ HRC inventory is relatively sufficient. Some special specifications of HRC have been replenished. full. At present, due to the shortage of semiconductor components and auto parts, the operating rate of some European car manufacturers is not high, so the demand for hot coils has declined.
On April 6, the ex-factory evaluation price of Italian HRC was 1,325.2 euros/ton, down 24.8 euros/ton from the previous week. Recently, the mainstream Italian HRC ex-factory price was 1,350 euros/ton, and some orders were sold at 1,320-1,350 euros/ton. . The Spanish HRC ex-factory assessed price on April 6 was €1,350-1,375/t, compared with €1,350-1,400/t last week.
At present, the delivery time of European imported HRC is long, so there is not much interest from buyers. On April 6, the import assessment price of HRC in the Nordic region was 1140-1200 euros/ton (CFR), down 50-60 euros/ton on a week-on-week basis. On April 6, the estimated import price of HRC in southern Europe was 1100-1200 euros/ton (CFR), down 50-100 euros/ton from the previous week. The mainstream export price of Asian HRC to southern Europe this week was 1100-1200 euros/ton. ton (CFR), some Turkish and Egyptian HRC with relatively short delivery times are offered at 1200-1280 euros / ton (CFR).