Asian demand boosts US ferrous scrap exports in 2018

Improved broad-based demand from global steelmakers significantly boosted ferrous scrap exports from the United States in 2018, successfully offsetting lower annual shipments to Turkey.

Ferrous scrap exports as a whole rose by 15.7% year on year in 2018 despite a 5.6% drop in deliveries to Turkey, according to US Census Bureau data. This was due...


Mei Ling Toh

March 12, 2019

21:44 GMT

New York