February 2016

MONDAY BRIEF: Infographic for February 29

The infographic for Monday February 29.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday February 26:

UK secondary aluminium ingot price rise eases pressure

UK secondary aluminium ingot prices finally saw some real movement on Wednesday February 24, easing pressure on producers that are dealing with soaring raw material costs.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday February 24:

IN FIGURES: China's base metals imports in January

Summary of China’s base metal imports figures for January

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

All MB non-ferrous European scrap prices were unchanged on Friday February 19.

UK aluminium scrap prices rise again in tight market

UK aluminium scrap prices rose again on Wednesday February 17, as ingot producers struggled to source adequate volumes of raw material ahead of second-quarter buying by consumers.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday February 17:

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday February 12:

LEADERS: Rio and the dollar; warehouse charge wrangle continues; auto industry is aluminium’s saving grace

The strong dollar, LME warehousing and aluminium's focus on the auto sector were three of the key themes for Metal Bulletin journalists over the past week.