Fastmarkets calculated the steel scrap, shredded, index, import, cfr Nhava Sheva, India
, at $303.09 per tonne on Friday, up by $16.13 per tonne from $286.96 per tonne one week ago.
Deals for shredded at the start of the week were heard at $290, $300, and $302 per tonne cfr, for UK-based material, before further deals were heard at $307-308 per tonne by the end of the week.
Offer prices ranged from $300 to $310 per tonne, up from $285-293 per tonne last week.
Market participants told Fastmarkets that freight rates were increasing due to the lack of containers available as a result of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...