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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.   

 

Los Angeles

Southern California down $10 across the board again

By Bill Beck - June 13, 2018

An unsettled ferrous scrap export market led to a third straight month of dropping prices in Southern California. The net loss of $10 in June equaled markets in April and May when markets were off $10 each month on light trading.

Southern California down $10 across the board

By Bill Beck - May 16, 2018

Southern California export markets continued to lose ground in May. The net loss of $10 last month was matched in May when markets were off $10 on light trading. 
 

Export markets drop in Southern California

By Bill Beck - April 11, 2018

Southern California export markets in late March and early April, gaining $20 and as quickly plunging up to $30 for a net loss of $10 going into April.

Export markets quiet, domestic markets up in Southern California

By Bill Beck - March 14, 2018

Southern California export markets were quiet in March, after dropping an average of $10-$15 in February. Domestic markets, meanwhile, were up $20 across the board after being sideways to down $10 on particular grades in February.
 

Export markets off in Southern California

By Bill Beck - February 14, 2018

Southern California export markets gave back $10 to $15 of the $45 per ton average that they increased in December and January, after overseas demand slowed appreciably during the month.

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