MEPS - WORLD CARBON STEEL PRICES

All prices are in US Dollars per tonne

Month  Hot Rolled Coil  Hot Rolled Plate  Cold Rolled Coil  Hot Dipped Galvanised Coil  Electro-zinc Coil  Wire Rod (Mesh)  Structural Sections and Beams  Rebar  Merchant Bar  
Apr-2016  456  503  559  643  680  457  586  445  552 
May-2016  527  570  644  734  762  528  635  516  587 
Jun-2016  546  581  660  755  786  509  638  491  577 
Jul-2016  537  570  658  758  788  497  637  482  572 
Aug-2016  536  560  665  764  797  501  642  486  580 
Sep-2016  518  539  653  745  781  481  621  471  557 
Oct-2016  510  533  643  735  776  457  603  456  547 
Nov-2016  520  536  648  731  767  464  599  459  540 
Dec-2016  579  567  710  786  823  476  617  478  553 
Jan-2017  608  591  735  821  849  482  633  483  565 
Feb-2017  624  634  752  857  875  498  650  498  588 
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To calculate an index number, divide the selected month’s price by the starting (base) value. Then multiply by 100. For example: Index number = ($720 / $500) x 100 = 144. To calculate the month-on-month percentage change, divide this month’s value by last month’s value. Then subtract 1 and multiply by 100. For example: Percentage change = (120 / 110) -1) x 100 = +9%.

All price and market data is researched by MEPS staff and our local correspondents. The information in the tables, charts and commentaries have been calculated from respondents who we consider provide accurate intelligence on the relevant steel markets. We make our best endeavours to be assured that the information is correct and that our analysis is reliable.

Our predictions are based on a wide experience of steel consumption patterns. The econometric models we have constructed take into account raw material costs, macro-economic factors, past price trends and the dynamics of the market. However, steel prices can be influenced by a number of other factors. These include currency exchange rates,  trade regulations including import safeguard measures, anti-dumping actions and other government interference in normal trade patterns. More than one third of all steel produced is sold outside the country of manufacture. Accordingly, changes in market conditions in one country can impact on pricing in other parts of the world. Consequently, these forecasts should be used only as a guide to future tendencies. MEPS (INTERNATIONAL) LTD cannot be made liable for any loss resulting from the use of this data however it may arise.
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