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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.   

 

Youngstown

Dec ferrous scrap prices go bananas on demand surge and tight supply

By Sean Barry - December 9, 2020

Ferrous scrap prices in North America roared up in December as strong demand domestically and overseas squeezed an already tight supply pipeline amid sluggish inbound flows following a couple of months of muted numbers at the scale.
 

Balanced market conditions lead to strong sideways prices in Nov

By Sean Barry - November 10, 2020

Ferrous scrap prices in North America held largely sideways again in November amid relatively balanced market conditions across most areas of the country, with notable exceptions in Chicago, Cleveland and Youngstown where prices managed to eke out gains.
 

Oversupply keeps ferrous scrap prices flat in Oct

By Sean Barry - October 12, 2020

Ferrous scrap prices in North America largely consolidated the previous month’s gains in October as a late surge in supply flows and slack export demand kept prices flat.
 

Strong demand and supply shortage boost prices in Sept

By Sean Barry - September 9, 2020

Ferrous scrap prices in North America were propelled higher in September on a shortage of material across all grades and an uptick in demand.
 

Supply shortage sparks August surprise

By Sean Barry - August 10, 2020

Ferrous scrap prices in North America fared better than expected in August as a recent uptick in export activity and sluggish inbound flows helped put near-by supplies under pressure in many parts of the country. 
 

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