W. Coast sheet tags hold as others eye region

Jun 11, 2014 | 06:04 PM |

Tags  steel, prices, flat-rolled, West Coast, imports, Caifornia Steel, USS-Posco Industries, imports Midwest

LOS ANGELES — Flat-rolled steel prices on the West Coast remain steady although growing output east of the Rockies suggests mills outside the region could be nearing a return to this market.

"If anything, the price has gone down a tick," a hot-rolled coil buyer said, referring to an easing in some cases of $5 to $10 per ton for July prices from June. Several other buyers said their July hot-rolled price will hold even with June. ....





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