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New York scrap metal prices

January 27, 2020
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 bundles, shredded scrap, machine shop turnings, unstripped motor blocks, mixed 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.

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New York
Prices as of November 19, 2018
Prices delivered to export yards per gross ton on cars Low High
No. 1 hvy. melting 236.00 238.00
No. 2 hvy. melting 226.00 228.00
No. 2 bundles 181.00 183.00
Shredded scrap 281.00 283.00
No. 1 machinery cast 236.00 238.00
Mixed yard cast 236.00 238.00
18-8 bundles and solids 930.00 955.00
18-8 turnings 830.00 855.00
430 bundles and solids 270.00 295.00
410 bundles and solids 270.00 295.00
Brokers' buying prices for domestic markets per gross ton on cars
No. 1 hvy. melting 286.00 288.00
No. 2 hvy. melting 276.00 278.00
Mixed borings and turnings 173.00 175.00
Shoveling turnings 173.00 175.00
Heavy breakable cast 211.00 213.00

Market Reports

Ferrous scrap prices surge in Dec on supply shortage

By Sean Barry - December 6, 2019

North American ferrous scrap prices continued to build traction in December and booked mostly $30 per gross ton gains in the north and Midwest, while prices in southern regions like Birmingham were up $40 on last month amid a lack of nearby material on the ground.