Flat market keeps US aluminium scrap prices rangebound

Prices of aluminium scrap in the United States were largely unchanged week on week amid sluggish business activity heading into the long Labor Day holiday weekend.

Trade sources reported relatively healthy supply flows of most grades, while demand continues to be hobbled by labor shortages and disruptions to automotive production due to a lingering silicon chip shortage.  “Everything is status quo and we’re just buying what we need. There’s no need to push numbers,” one aluminium...

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Sean Barry

September 03, 2021

18:25 GMT

Tampa, Florida