Asia Stainless Steel Index Forecasts

Our independently formulated Stainless Steel forecast indices bring you 12-month forecasts for the Stainless Steel market in Asia. Unlike our MEPS Steel Price Forecasts, these forecasts provide you with the relative change instead of the actual price.

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  • 12 month forecasts for individual steel products
  • Latest prices updated monthly
  • 5 years historical data included
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Index based on prices in US dollars per tonne. April 1997 = 100

MonthHot Rolled Coil 304Hot Rolled Coil 316Hot Rolled Plate 304Hot Rolled Plate 316Cold Rolled Coil 304Cold Rolled Coil 316Cold Rolled Coil 430
Nov-2019144.2148.0136.3150.7133.1142.6116.2
Dec-2019140.8144.1134.8148.5130.9140.0114.5
Jan-2020140.4144.4134.6148.7130.2140.3115.4
Feb-2020137.4141.9131.9146.1127.6137.9113.5
Mar-2020133.4139.8130.4145.4123.7135.5113.0
Apr-2020131.6136.5127.9142.3120.9131.7110.4
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Asia Stainless Steel Index 

MEPS regional average stainless steel indices for Asia are derived from an arithmetic average of prices in ChinaJapanSouth Korea and Taiwan. Prices are collected in the appropriate local currency and converted into US dollars to provide a basis for comparison. Indices are calculated by comparing the current price with the corresponding value in April 1997. This base value has an index number of 100.