Price developments at the beginning of 2019 were very different to previous years; depending on the purchasing mill, the scrap grade concerned and the point of contract closure price markdowns of between €7.50 and €25 per tonne were registered. Usually at the beginning of the year there is a short-term increase in prices which leads to a high trade delivery willingness and consequently a downward movement of prices as the month progresses; price recovery is usually first noticeable in March… More