US copper scrap discounts narrow; brass scrap prices fall

A drop in Comex copper prices has led to a slight lowering of discounts for some copper scrap items, while brass scrap prices fell.

Demand for copper scrap was said to be steady, however, with buyers not overly concerned about supply at the moment despite a recent resurgence in export demand - especially from China. “There is a lot of scrap available, more than enough to get through what we need to do. I can still buy everything I need,” one consumer said. “From what I...

Published

Thorsten Schier

September 30, 2021

21:47 GMT

New York