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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.   

 

Birmingham

Scrap prices rebound in March on supply deficit

By Sean Barry - March 8, 2021

North American ferrous scrap prices rebounded in March on a supply shortage driven by a combination of severe winter weather and a continuing deficit of silicon chips that is slowing down North American automotive production.
 

Oversupply sinks ferrous scrap prices in Feb

By Sean Barry - February 9, 2021

North American ferrous scrap prices, with the exception of prime grades, faced a sharp downside correction in February after two months of unprecedented runups as a wave of material hit the market amid slack export trade and higher inbound flows into dealer yards.
 

Demand slowdown puts US pig iron prices under pressure

By Sean Barry - February 9, 2021

US pig iron prices have come under downside pressure in early February trading as steel mills retreat to the sidelines amid healthy inventory levels and a growing weakness in scrap prices.
 

Ferrous scrap market continues to rally in Jan

By Sean Barry - January 12, 2021

North American ferrous scrap prices logged another round major price increases in January amid a deepening supply deficit in the wake of an insatiable appetite for scrap both domestically and overseas.
 

Ferrous scrap market continues to rally in Jan

By Sean Barry - January 12, 2021

North American ferrous scrap prices logged another round major price increases in January amid a deepening supply deficit in the wake of an insatiable appetite for scrap both domestically and overseas.
 

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