Despite the continuing overall difficult market environment and the traditional shutdowns and/or maintenance work at the turn of the year, January scrap demand was good, albeit regionally very varied. Not all domestic mills were able to cover their demand during December, consequently those mills affected started off the January market with offered price increases of between €20 and €30 per tonne, depending on the mill and scrap grade concerned. In the end, compared to December, consumers paid a Germany-wide average price markup of €15 per tonne (free to station)More