Historic steel prices and steelmaking raw material costs for the period 2000-2021 as well as annual forecasts to the year 2050 are now available from James F King by monthly subscription.
The analysis includes historic and forecast cost information for steelmaking raw materials including iron ore, pig iron, coal, coke, ferrous scrap and direct reduced iron. It includes price projections for semi-finished steel including slab and billet. It also projects future prices for steel plate, hot rolled coil, cold rolled coil, rebar, merchant bar, rod as well as seamless pipe and welded tube.
Historic and future prices are also shown for 304 grade stainless steel.
For sample spreadsheet copy of the forecasts, see price forecasts. An annual subscription [12 monthly analyses sent to you by email] costs just USD $400.