PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuation of Fastmarkets Stainless Steel 304 Europe Raw Materials Index

Fastmarkets has discontinued the publication of the stainless steel grade-304 Europe raw materials index, with effect from Monday July 22.

After a two-month consultation period, Fastmarkets has decided to discontinue the assessment of the stainless steel 304 index domestic, exw EU.

This index, which was intended to represent the costs of the raw materials needed to produce grade-304 stainless steel, was previously published weekly on a $ per tonne basis. Historical data will remain available on the pricing section of the Fastmarkets website.

If you have any comments on the discontinuation of this index, please contact Ross Yeo by email at: Please add the subject heading FAO: Ross Yeo, re: Stainless Steel Raw Materials Index.

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