Taiwan scrap import prices unchanged despite Japan pressure

Import prices for USA-origin containerised HMS-grade ferrous scrap in Taiwan have not changed this week, even though there was downward pressure from competitive offers out of Japan.

Metal Bulletin’s assessment of import prices for USA-origin HMS 1&2 (80:20) was $235-240 per tonne cfr Taiwan for the week ended Friday May 19, unchanged from the preceding week.

As happened last week, Japanese H2-grade bulk cargoes were heard sold this week at prices...


Juan Weik

May 19, 2017

14:00 GMT