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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.   

 

Philadelphia

Philadelphia market keeps climbing

By Bill Beck - January 10, 2018

Some of the nastiest sustained winter weather in years, coupled with an export market that remains hot, came together in January to boost prices in the Philadelphia market. 
 

Philadelphia market ending year up sharply

By Bill Beck - December 13, 2017

Fueled by surging export trade, Philadelphia’s ferrous scrap market returned to September pricing. Cut grades were up between $25 and $30 from November pricing, and prime grades were generally trading for $20 more than last month.

Philadelphia market mainly sideways in November

By Bill Beck - November 15, 2017

After a sharp drop in market values in October, prices stabilized in Philadelphia in November. Cut grades, turnings, cast, and foundry grades were initially sideways, while prime grades dropped $10 after dropping $40 the month before.

After a sharp drop in market values in October, prices stabilized in Philadelphia in November. Cut grades, turnings, cast, and foundry grades were initially sideways, while prime grades dropped $10 after dropping $40 the month before.

Philadelphia market drops sharply in October

By Bill Beck - October 11, 2017

After riding an export surge upward in late summer, the Philadelphia scrap market was perhaps one of the strongest markets in North America in September. In October, that market came crashing back to earth.

Philadelphia again one of strongest markets in North America in September

By Bill Beck - September 13, 2017

For the second consecutive month, Philadelphia was one of the strongest markets in North America. While hopes for a stronger market in much of the Midwest quickly evaporated last week, continued strong export demand fueled a Philadelphia market that was up anywhere from $15 to $25.

 

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