BIR 2019: Europe oversupplied with non-ferrous scrap with sellers eager to offload

The European non-ferrous scrap market is oversupplied and sellers at this week’s Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) conference in Hungary were eagerly approaching buyers in the hope of offloading materials by the end of this year.

In a hotel lobby crowded with scrap market participants, a typical pick-up line one would hear at the conference, held October 13-15 in Budapest, was: “Are you buying?”

Scrap metal...


Julian Luk

October 16, 2019

18:58 GMT