MEPS - NORTH AMERICA 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  
Sep-2017  726  761  877  997  975  625  779  587  716 
Oct-2017  692  719  841  961  945  625  703  596  638 
Nov-2017  700  697  839  959  945  635  701  589  637 
Dec-2017  720  707  850  970  955  635  702  614  637 
Jan-2018  777  757  906  1039  1016  667  766  642  671 
Feb-2018  837  827  952  1085  1060  694  768  664  703 
Mar-2018  952  935  1035  1168  1149  716  809  681  723 
Apr-2018  1006  1012  1089  1222  1204  772  855  724  745 
May-2018  1006  1023  1088  1222  1204  816  891  744  777 
Jun-2018  1026  1027  1090  1223  1204  843  926  766  809 
Jul-2018  1046  1030  1100  1233  1215  843  926  764  807 
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Prices in the above table are for reference only. No data may be reprodcued in any manner whatsoever without written permission from MEPS.

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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