Houston scrap metal prices
January 19, 2021
Houston is a broker buying market that is exceptionally positioned for scrap exporting—specifically to Mexico. While Houston is approximately 360 miles from the Mexican border, the state of Texas itself has 29 official US ports of entry, more than any other state, according to the CBP website. Mexican mills receive a majority of Houston’s scrap material via railway, while Houston docks deal primarily with obsolete scrap exports to international markets such as Turkey.
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Prices as of November 18, 2019
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.