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Indian DRI, billet and re-bar update - 3 Nov

The Indian induction furnace (IF) steel market witnessed dull sentiments on 3 Nov’21 due to limited spot trading activity as festive fervour gripped the market, as ...

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3 Nov 2021, 18:31 IST
Indian DRI, billet and re-bar update - 3 Nov

The Indian induction furnace (IF) steel market witnessed dull sentiments on 3 Nov'21 due to limited spot trading activity as festive fervour gripped the market, as per SteelMint assessment.

Steel prices of the mid-sized mills dropped by up to INR 1,000/tonne (t) ($13) on a day-to-day basis.

Semi-finished steel (including sponge iron and billet) prices decreased by INR 100-1,000/t in all major regions, with a significant fall of INR 1,000/t seen in the Hyderabad market. However, a slight uptick of INR 200-300/t was witnessed in the billet markets of Chennai and Gujarat.

Rebar offers dropped by INR 100-500/t, although a marginal rise of INR 200/t was seen in the Ahmedabad region.

Raw material

  • Jharsuguda based pellet maker offered raw pellets at INR 12,000/t exw.

Semi finished

  • Raipur sponge P-DRI offers fell at INR 32,500-32,700/t exw, however a few deals reported at around INR 32,000-32,100/t exw.

  • Odisha based sponge supplier offered FeM 79 P-DRI at around INR 31,700/t exw Jharsuguda.

  • Neo Metaliks in Durgapur has kept steel grade pig iron offers stable at INR 44,500/t exw.

  • Raigarh based steel manufacturers getting pig iron offers at INR 43,500/t FoR.

Wire Rod and Structure

  • Trade reference wire rod prices in Raipur fell by INR 100/t to INR 49,500-49,800/t exw, due to increase in trade discounts. Also, prices of Durgapur down by INR 500/t to INR 48,800-49,000/t exw.

  • In heavy structural steel, base price of 150 mm channel is declined by INR 300/t to INR 53,000/t in Raipur with firm trade discount of INR 800-1,200/t. Trade reference price of 200 mm angle is at INR 54,800-55,200/t exw.

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3 Nov 2021, 18:31 IST

 

 

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