Semi-finished steel billet slab prices 2021.

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Semi-finished Steel Prices.

Billet and slab price history


Price of carbon steel in US dollars / metric tonne.
YearMonthBilletSlab
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20181469479
20182488495
20183493501
20184508533
20185515535
20186497556
20187507545
20188494526
20189512540
201810498546
201811487494
201812477480
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Table last updated: 28th April 2021. Next update: ~ 26th May 2021.

Notes and definitions


1) Steel prices are in US $ per metric tonne. They describe average monthly world export fob prices.

2) Product definitions are as follows (for further detail, see harmonised system 6-digit codes listed below):

  • Billet is continuously cast, 120x120mm to 150x150mm square [H.S. code 720711]
  • Slab is conventional continuous cast slab ~150mm up to ~400mm thick [H.S. code 721012].

3) Both billet and slab are made from commodity carbon steel rather than from alloy or other specialty steel.

4) All prices are monthly world average f.o.b. export prices. Please note that latest monthly prices are often subject to change, as additional customs data is collected.






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