There is a good news, the raw material price has a decrease and stable now !
Here is the new quotation FOB Qingdao for your reference:
Item (AWS) Size Packing FOB Qingdao
ER70S-6 0.8mm 15kgs/D270-spool 795USD/Ton
ER70S-6 1.0mm 15kgs/D270-spool 730USD/Ton
ER70S-6 1.2mm 15kgs/D270-spool 690USD/Ton
Samples could be sent for your test.
- Delivery time: within 20 days after receiving the deposit.
- Payment terms: by T/T, 30% deposit and the balance prior to the shipment.
- Minimum order quantity: 5.4 Tons (5 pallets).
The price is kind of stable now. If you have little storage now, I think this is a good time to import.