Charts above show the value chain in recent years for long products, starting from key steelmaking raw materials.
Recent world prices are illustrated for ferrous scrap, billet, reinforcing bar, carbon- and alloy-grade engineering steel (also known as special bar quality steel, or SBQ) and for stainless bar. Stainless steel bar prices cover round bar and rod over 80mm in diameter.
See flat product value chain or contact us about steel price spreads and / or steel pricing history for carbon or specialty steels.
Interested in steel company history? See our history section which describes the corporate history of the world's top steelmakers.