Showing good levels of demand, consumers increased on average their offered prices during November by between €5 and €10 per tonne (exworks), depending on the region, the scrap grade and the previous month’s price levels. Up to the editorial deadline, some mills were still prepared to purchase scrap whereas others had more or less succeeded in covering their December demand. Scrap demand was regionally very varied. In east and southwest Germany demand was pleasingly high, whereas in the north there was either no demand or demand levels were negligible due to mill maintenance work in the region. More