HSS prices soften, but demand said robust

Jun 25, 2014 | 02:46 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  hollow structural sections, HSS, flat-rolled, steel, imports, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — Structural tubing prices east of the Rockies have begun to soften as domestic flat-rolled tags have started trending down over the past month.

AMM’s assessment for hollow structural sections (HSS) fell to $950 per ton from $970 per ton last month.

Despite lower prices, most sources did not necessarily see a drop-off in demand. "I’m not seeing any softening of demand. The demand from where I sit is strong," one Midwest mill source said.....





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