December 2017

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Turkish mills to book more scrap for February

The Turkish deep-sea scrap market remained quiet at the end of the week due to the New Year holiday period.

Taiwanese scrap import prices stable amid year-end lull

Taiwan’s import prices for containerized heavy melting scrap (HMS) held steady this week amid the year-end holiday lull.

2017 REVIEW: Turkish mills seek new export destinations

The Turkish rebar market was significantly affected in 2017 by the political problems within the country and by the weakening of its currency, the lira, while slow demand in the country’s traditional export markets led steel mills to direct their exports to new destinations.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Turkish scrap import market remains silent

Turkish deep-sea scrap market continued to remain silent on Thursday December 28, amid the New Year holiday period.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Turkish scrap import market remains silent amid holiday period

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import market remained quiet on Wednesday December 27, as the suppliers were mostly on holiday periods.

WEEKLY SCRAP WRAP: Turkish demand and tight supplies push up global scrap prices

Tight supplies and strong demand from Turkish steelmakers have pushed up scrap prices in the major markets during the working week from Monday December 18 to Friday December 22.

EUROPE ALLOY STEEL SCRAP: Prices rise on nickel price jump

The UK inter-merchant price range for austenitic alloy steel scrap rose by £60-70 per tonne this week on higher nickel prices despite low market activity, sources said on Friday December 22.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: US cargo pushes up Turkish scrap import prices

Turkish steel mills continued their deep-sea scrap purchases on Friday December 22, as prices continued to rise.

UK SCRAP: Grade 5C market marks price rise for six weeks in a row

Prices in the United Kingdom light iron scrap market increased for the sixth week in a row on Friday December 22, as persistently stronger export sales to Turkey tightened availability in the domestic market.


The following Metal Bulletin non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday December 12: