Turkish import prices up as mills resume November buying
US export prices up on bulk sales to Turkey
Taiwan import prices up on reduced supply, Vietnam import prices stable
Indian import prices up in line with Turkish market.
Turkish imported scrap prices pushed upward during the week ended October 18, with its steelmakers booking eight deep-sea scrap cargoes for November shipments.
A Baltic Sea cargo booked on October 14 was concluded at $237 per tonne cfr for HMS 1&2 (80:20), up by $2.25 per tonne from an earlier Baltic Sea cargo booked on October 11 at $234.75 per tonne cfr for similar material.
Turkish mills paused their buying activities for two days after US President Donald Trump said that he would raise the import tariff on Turkish steel to 50% in response to Turkey’s military actions in Syria.