May 2014

European secondary Al flat on unclear LME

European secondary aluminium prices were flat on Friday May 30, as market participants continue to eye the London Metal Exchange aluminium price for direction.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday:

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday:

UK secondary aluminium prices flat as producers miss European business

UK secondary aluminium prices were flat again on Wednesday May 28 as producers continued to miss out on continental European business due to exchange rates.

Aluminium UBC prices up in Brazil, scrap profile cuttings fall

Aluminium used beverage can (UBC) prices in Brazil were solid in the third week of May even prices of other scrap types eased, figures from the country’s aluminium association showed.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday:

FACTS: China's steelmaking raw materials imports in April

China’s imports of steelmaking raw materials were mixed in April with both iron ore and coking coal shipments rising on a monthly basis, while ferrous scrap volumes fell, according to the latest customs data.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday:

China scrap imports facing multiple pressures

Copper scrap imports to China dropped by 5% year-on-year in April to 319, 629 tonnes, according to Chinese customs data.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday: