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Western European HRB Price at 32-Month High

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After a period of volatility in the final months of 2016, hot rolled band (HRB) prices have steadied at the start of the new year, according to the latest SteelBenchmarker from World Steel Dynamics. The Western European domestic price for HRB has risen by $6/t to $594/t, the highest level since April 2014, while the US HRB price has edged up to $671/t. By contrast, the Chinese domestic price for HRB has slipped $6/t lower to $453/t, although it is still over $200/t higher than at the start of 2016.