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New York scrap metal prices

February 20, 2018
Ferrous scrap markets in New York are tied to the domestic consumer market and exports to Turkey. New York is a broker buying and scrap export market serving the United States and international scrap markets. 
Scrap Price Bulletin covers fifteen different steel and prices for the New York market including: no. 1 heavy melting, no. 2 heavy melting, no. 2 bundles, shredded scrap, no. 1 machinery cast, mixed yard cast, mixed borings and turnings, shoveling turnings, heavy breakable cast and the following stainless steel grades: 18-8 bundles and solids, 18-8 turnings, 430 bundles and solids, and 410 bundles and solids. Scrap Price Bulletin reports on the prices as delivered to the export yards per gross ton on cars or delivered to consumer or brokers’ buying. For detailed information about pricing methodology, refer to the methodology page here.
Additionally, Scrap Price Bulletin also covers the brokers' buying prices for domestic markets per gross ton on cars on the following grades in New York: no. 1 heavy melting, no. 2 heavy melting, mixed borings and turnings, shoveling turnings, and heavy breakable cast. Pricing fluctuations are covered in the monthly market reports.

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New York
Prices as of December 12, 2016
Prices delivered to export yards per gross ton on cars Low High
No. 1 hvy. melting 193.00 195.00
No. 2 hvy. melting 183.00 185.00
No. 2 bundles 163.00 165.00
Shredded scrap 238.00 240.00
No. 1 machinery cast 203.00 205.00
Mixed yard cast 203.00 205.00
18-8 bundles and solids 1,150.00 1,175.00
18-8 turnings 1,050.00 1,075.00
430 bundles and solids 300.00 325.00
410 bundles and solids 200.00 225.00
Brokers' buying prices for domestic markets per gross ton on cars
No. 1 hvy. melting 213.00 215.00
No. 2 hvy. melting 203.00 205.00
Mixed borings and turnings 123.00 125.00
Shoveling turnings 123.00 125.00
Heavy breakable cast 178.00 180.00

Market Reports

East Coast markets drift sideways in Feb on export slowdown

By Sean Barry - February 14, 2018

A recent spate of price increases for ferrous scrap on the East Coast came to a sudden halt in February as an easing in export demand neutralized a slight tightness in certain grades due to the lingering effects of severe winter weather.