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CRU is the index of choice for physical contract settlement
Recent independent research confirmed more North American companies choose to trust CRU prices than any other price-reporting agency (PRA) as the providers of their physical contract settlement price.

  • Over 95% of all companies that use a HR coil price benchmark for physical contract settlement choose CRU.
  • 58% use CRU exclusively
Market preference research: HRC pricing