“In an industry in which there are multiple indices reporting on the ups and downs of HR, CR and HDG pricing, there is only one index that our steel mills are willing to tie contracts to – the CRU index”
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CRU Indices is the division of CRU that produces weekly assessments of carbon steel prices in the USA, Germany and Italy. CRU has tracked steel prices in these, and many other, markets since the 1980’s.
We have an extensive pool of data providers from across the steel supply chain who submit price and, in the case of the USA, volume data online through our dedicated and secure CRU Price Collection Platform.Features of CRU’s price indices:
Our assessments of steel sheet prices in the US Midwest*, which we started publishing in 1980, are the most widely referenced finished steel price indices in the world, with over 50% of direct shipments from US sheet mills priced against them.
We offer our data providers an extensive package of benefits. So, if you are an active physical market player in sheet or plate, apply to be a data provider here.
*Our US Midwest hot-rolled coil price index is used in the settlement of CME’s U.S. Midwest Domestic Hot-Rolled Coil Steel futures and options contracts
We will regularly be adding new assessments to our portfolio and will shortly be introducing a series of prices across, Steel Metallics , Bulk Raw Materials and Ferroalloys. If you would like receive updates when new assessments come online, please sign up for our email updates
*Launched in October 2008