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Monthly HRC & Steel Plate Market Report Dec 2020

2021-01-05 13:44:11   【Print】
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1. Market Highlights

The domestic HRC and steel plate market performance kept recovering in the first half of the month, and prices continued the upward trend. Traders and end users purchased steadily, and most participants showed positive anticipation for the market prospect seeing the continuous price increase.Asian Metal Copyright End users became cautious about purchasing seeing frequent fluctuation and traders were a little bit confused about the market prospect.Asian Metal Copyright Besides, the better export market performance also strengthened market participants' confidence to some extent.Asian Metal Copyright .Asian Metal Copyright In addition, the demand from downstream industries remained relatively sufficient. Leading producers lifted HRC EXW prices for next January production by around RMB1,000/t (USD155/t) boosted by the higher production costs.Asian Metal Copyright In addition, the demand from downstream industries remained relatively sufficient.Asian Metal Copyright However, the market turned to dim from the middle of the month as prices witnessed sudden soar and continuous decline.Asian Metal Copyright End users became cautious about purchasing seeing frequent fluctuation and traders were a little bit confused about the market prospect.Asian Metal Copyright End users became cautious about purchasing seeing frequent fluctuation and traders were a little bit confused about the market prospect.

In the meantime, prices of HRC and steel plate went up dramatically in other Asian markets during the month. Supported by higher purchasing costs, traders raised prices actively.Asian Metal Copyright Besides, the market performance kept improving with the downstream demand getting stronger gradually.Asian Metal Copyright Besides, the market performance kept improving with the downstream demand getting stronger gradually.


.Asian Metal Copyright However, the market turned to dim from the middle of the month as prices witnessed sudden soar and continuous decline.Asian Metal Copyright