Italy import slab prices slide on lower offers, weaker plate segment

Import slab prices in Italy softened in the week to Friday March 24 due to lower offers heard in the market, while pessimism in the country’s plate market put additional downward pressure on slab prices.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel slab import, cif Italy moved down to $720-730 per tonne CFR on Friday from $740-745 per tonne CFR on March 17.

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Vlada Novokreshchenova

March 24, 2023

16:40 GMT