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Scrap Metal Market Report – June 2018 standard

During June scrap demand was consistently good and after long, drawn-out negotiations, consumers purchased industrial scrap at the same price levels as last month, whereas prices for obsolete scrap sank by between €1 and €7, depending on the scrap grade and the consumer concerned. In effect, consumers were unable to take advantage of the softening deep sea market at the beginning of June and also of weaker export prices (compared to domestic pricing). More

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Scrap Metal Market Report – May 2018 standard

Although some consumers had assumed they would be able to reduce their offered prices at the beginning of the month, after a short negotiation period it soon became clear that prices were going to settle at levels comparable to those on the April market. The scrap market became tighter during the course of the month as a result of high consumer demand and lower scrap availability due to numerous public holidays resulting in extended long weekends. According to the trade, scrap availability during May differed considerably across the country. More

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Scrap Metal Market Report – April 2018 standard

During April, after difficult (as described by the trade), longwinded negotiations, market partners finally agreed to unchanged or marginally reduced prices of between €3 and €5 per tonne, depending on the scrap grade and mill concerned. During the preliminary stages of the negotiations, consumers had set their eyes on considerably higher price reductions but were soon forced to reconsider their original ex-pectations as a result of the tight scrap market. More

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Scrap Metal Market Report – March 2018 standard

During March, good scrap demand led to a counter movement in pricing; it appears that some of the consum-ers who had reduced their offered prices during February were not able to purchase their required quantities, as the trade considered these price reductions to be excessive . More

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Scrap Metal Market Report – Febuary 2018 standard

Although at the beginning of the month high price markdowns in the west of Germany caused some unrest, the market soon settled again and the overall market atmosphere during February was relaxed. Compared to January, price markdowns of between €10 and €20 per tonne were registered, depending on the mill and scrap grade concerned and the point of contract closure. More

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Scrap Metal Market Report – January 2018 standard

During January mills raised their offered prices by approximately €10 per tonne, depending on the mill and the scrap grade concerned; the actual price range varied between €5 and €20 per tonne. Later contract closures attracted lesser price increases. Demand, in line with usual production limitations during January, was ‘only’ good, instead of strong as had been expected by some Traders. More

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