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Regional Market Reports

Why did prices go up in one city and not in another? Did local steel production increase? What are scrap prices going to do next month? The answers are in these reports.   

 

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Oversupply pushes prime and turnings lower in Southern markets in December

By Sean Barry - December 12, 2018

Prices for prime grades and turnings in the South and South East of the country dropped in December amid an uptick in supply and flat demand, while obsolete grades managed to hold their ground at last month’s level.
 

Rush to secure scrap pushes prices higher in Southern markets in November

By Sean Barry - November 12, 2018

Ferrous scrap prices in the South and South East of the country posted gains in November as consumers were keen to secure material amid robust end-user demand and fewer shipping days due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
 

Southern scrap markets jump back up in October on improved buying activity

By Sean Barry - October 10, 2018

Ferrous scrap prices in the South and South East of the country moved up in unison in October after posting losses over the previous two months as a build up in inventories started to ease and volumes into mills and foundries remained high. 
 

Southern scrap markets slip further in Sept on high inventory levels

By Sean Barry - September 12, 2018

Ferrous scrap prices in the South and South East of the country continued to lose ground in September as robust demand was outweighed by the lingering impact of high inventory levels due to sluggish export trade. 
 

Oversupply depresses Southern scrap markets in August

By Sean Barry - August 15, 2018

Ferrous scrap prices in the South and South East of the country continued to lose ground in August as robust demand was overpowered by a surge supply.
 

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