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What’s happening in global scrap markets today?

The publication of Fastmarkets’ Vietnamese steel scrap import assessments for Friday June 14 were delayed because of a reporter error. Fastmarkets’ pricing database has been updated.

Tight aluminium scrap availability, the increase in container costs, sluggish demand in the US and the US market’s current indifference to rising premiums in Europe and Asia were the top subjects discussed during the Harbor Aluminum Summit that took place in Chicago on June 4-6

The publication of Fastmarkets’ aluminium scrap and secondary aluminium ingot price assessments for Wednesday June 12 were delayed because of a reporter error. Fastmarkets’ pricing database has been updated.

Tata Steel intends to continue with plans to close its blast furnaces at the Port Talbot Steelworks in Wales, and called for both of the UK’s major political parties to adhere to the terms of its plan to develop a lower-emissions electric-arc furnace-based steelmaking plant on the site, the firm said on Tuesday June 11

Germany-based copper recycling and non-ferrous metal provider Aurubis has started commissioning their secondary smelter in Augusta, Georgia, and could eventually introduce black mass recycling to the facility

European scrap consuming electric arc furnace output is rising, with demand for higher grade scraps to produce flat steel expected to grow. Fastmarkets has launched prime grade scrap forecasts to capture this

Demand for ferrous scrap in Asia has been rising, with the region becoming a leading importer of scrap globally. Fastmarkets is expanding its forecasts in the region to cover this trend

Here are the four key takeaways from the US scrap market participants of our June survey

The push toward decarbonization will dramatically increase the demand for ferrous scrap materials among major Indian steel producers in the coming years, Zain Nathani, vice president of the Material Recycling Association of India (MRAI), has said in a Fastmarkets webinar

A surge in recycling capacity in the US aluminium industry is coming in the next few years while for now it continues to meet most of its primary aluminium needs from Canada.