Prices for scrap lead, remelt lead and cable lead delivered to smelters all jumped by $4 per hundredweight on Tuesday April 24, while prices for whole lead-acid batteries were unchanged, according to American Metal Market’s latest assessment.
Market participants attributed the uptick in prices to renewed export demand for some items, which had previously eased up earlier this month
“We’re shipping at a moderate pace. There are strong prices now coming out of the Middle East. We did see some changes with numbers from some buyers this week being...