Taiwan import prices for US scrap expected to rise on costlier Japanese cargoes

Import prices for USA-origin containerised HMS-grade ferrous scrap in Taiwan have been unchanged for the third consecutive week, even though upward pressure has been mounting, market participants have said.

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 26, unchanged from the two preceding weeks. Unlike last week, however, there were no...


Juan Weik

May 26, 2017

14:10 GMT