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Scrap Metal Market Report – December 2021 standard

During December, contract negotiations between suppliers and consumers were of a reserved nature. Some consumers succeeded in purchasing quantities for December delivery during November, thus reducing their December demand accordingly. Crude steel production levels in the EAF-mills this month were varied and lower than during November due to production halts of varying lengths and causes. ...

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Scrap Metal Market Report – October 2021 standard

At the beginning of the month scrap consumers stressed their low demand and were thus optimistic about being able to push through price reductions across the board during October. At the end of September, the Turkish scrap import market was weak and showed marked price reductions, so that it was thought unlikely that the EU export market would put a spoke in the domestic market wheel. ...

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Scrap Metal Market Report – August 2021 link

Due to the summer vacation period and/or maintenance downtime both consumer scrap demand and scrap inflow from industry and collection companies were weaker during August. Some mills used their reduced demand to lower their offered prices, whereby the price reductions for industrial scrap, which is still in short supply, were much less than those made for obsolete scrap. ...

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Scrap Metal Market Report – July 2021 standard

June was characterised by long, drawn-out negotiations between market participants, high consumer demand across the board, a short supply of scrap and an unexpected marked jump in prices. As the month progressed, consumers became more open to demands made by the trade, especially those who were having difficulty obtain-ing their required quantities. Price increases of between €30 and €60 per tonne were officially registered, depend-ing on the scrap grade and mill concerned. ...

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