NEW YORK NLMK
USA LLC has raised flat-rolled steel product prices effective
immediately, it said in a Dec. 23 letter to customers.
Ind.-based steelmaker set minimum base prices on hot-rolled
coil at $35 per hundredweight ($700 per ton), while cold-rolled
and coated steel were put at $40.50 per cwt ($810 per ton).
In addition, prices
for specialty steels, including all high-carbon and alloy
products, were increased by $25 per ton.
Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel Corp. raised its steel sheet
prices by $20 per ton ($1 per cwt) Dec. 16 (
amm.com, Dec. 16).