US aluminium scrap market mixed; supply still tight

Sentiment in the United States' aluminium scrap market was mixed this past week due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the long-term effects of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Generally, the supply side remained tight for those buying in the US despite slowing export demand.

China's imports of aluminium scrap have slowed recently due to the Coronavirus impacting trade routes and the country's work force. Other Asian countries have also reduced scrap buying since throughput of product...

Published

Jenny Stewart

February 28, 2020

22:15 GMT

New York