PRICING NOTICE: Extension of consultation period for discontinuation of Latin America HDG export price

Fastmarkets MB is extending the consultation period to discontinue its weekly export price assessment of Latin America-origin hot-dipped galvanized coil, reported on a dollar per tonne fob main port basis.

The extension is based on feedback and government data showing that producers in the region might be returning to export markets in 2019, Further investigation is also needed to verify if spot market trades are occurring.

The consultation period for this price discontinuation notice will end in one month, on April 15, with changes taking place from April 19.

Fastmarkets MB remains committed to the HDG market and will continue to track its evolution and progress, providing appropriate pricing mechanisms where needed.

To provide feedback on this price, or if you would like to provide price information by becoming a data submitter to this price, please contact Felipe Peroni by email at Please add the subject heading FAO: Felipe Peroni, re: Latin America HDG coil price.

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