US West Coast ferrous scrap export activity picks up

The United States' ferrous scrap export market is enjoying momentum on the West Coast, with a pair of bulk cargoes and decent container sales concluded, while the East Coast remains quiet.

From the West Coast, one cargo for an 80:20 mix of No1 and No2 heavy melting scrap was sold to Vietnam at $308 per tonne cfr on Thursday July 11 and another for the same material to Taiwan at $303 per tonne cfr on July 16. The tonnages were not divulged. Container sales of HMS 1&2 (80:20)...


Lisa Gordon

July 17, 2019

21:52 GMT