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What’s happening in global scrap markets today?

Fastmarkets adjusted its assessments for the stainless steel scrap 430 bundles, solids, consumer buying price, delivered mill Pittsburgh and the stainless steel scrap 409 bundles, solids, consumer buying price, delivered mill Pittsburgh effective Monday February 12.

Fastmarkets has adjusted its assessments for the stainless steel scrap 430 bundles, solids, consumer buying price, delivered mill Pittsburgh and the stainless steel scrap 409 bundles, solids, consumer buying price, delivered mill Pittsburgh, effective Monday February 12.

Fastmarkets corrected its MB-STE-0337 steel scrap cut structural/plate 5ft max, consumer buying price, delivered mill Hamilton, which was published incorrectly on Friday February 9.

Ferrous scrap prices in main Mexican markets dropped sharply in the week to Tuesday February 6 – their third consecutive weekly decrease – amid weak sentiment, Fastmarkets understands

Fastmarkets’ international ferrous scrap prices were published earlier than scheduled on Friday January 26 due to an error.

The publication of Fastmarkets’ daily indicator for No1 busheling was delayed on Thursday January 18 due to an editor error. Fastmarkets’ pricing database has been updated.

Fastmarkets advises that, as of Wednesday January 10, 2024, certain monthly North American ferrous scrap assessments are yet to settle. Fastmarkets typically settles these markets on or before the 10th of the month.

Secondary aluminium markets in Europe should be significantly influenced by the availability of scrap through this year, with the rate of exports to Asia from Europe playing a key role in shaping price trends for ingot, according to industry sources

The publication of Fastmarkets’ Bangladesh steel scrap import price assessments for Thursday December 21 were delayed due to a technical error.

Demand for ferrous scrap rises in North America is surging and competition in the region for scrap and iron metallics is hotting up