December 2019

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Market stays silent ahead of New Year celebrations

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import market continued to stay quiet ahead of the New Year celebrations, sources said on Tuesday December 31.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 5 key stories from December 30

Here are five Fastmarkets MB stories you might have missed on Monday December 30 that are worth another look.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Festive period keeps markets inactive

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import markets remained silent at the beginning of the week due to the year-end holidays, sources told Fastmarkets on Monday December 30.

Copper scrap discount narrows for China after consumers return with Q1 2020 quotas

The discount for copper scrap imported into China has narrowed in December because Chinese consumers returned to the spot market to fill quotas granted for the first quarter of 2020.

WEEKLY SCRAP WRAP: Ferrous scrap prices continue to rise at year-end

Ferrous scrap prices in most global markets continued to increase in the week ended Friday December 27 despite the traditional slowdown in trading during the festive periods.

TURKEY FERROUS SCRAP: Mills keep buy prices flat on steady import values

Turkish domestic scrap prices remained stable over the past week on the back of steady imported scrap values, sources said on Monday December 30.

Singapore rebar import prices unchanged amid year-end holiday season

Import prices for rebar in Singapore were unchanged over the past week amid limited trading activity due to the year-end holiday season.

DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Markets remain quiet for holiday period

The Turkish deep-sea scrap import markets remained quiet at the end of the week because of the traditionally slower Christmas holiday period, sources said on Friday December 27.

INDIA IMPORT SCRAP: Prices play catch-up with global increases

The price of ferrous scrap imported into India increased this week due to the upswing in global ferrous scrap markets, sources told Fastmarkets.

ASIA FERROUS SCRAP: Prices in Taiwan edge up despite thin trading

Liquidity in the Asian ferrous scrap market thinned this week due to year-end holidays, with some buying heard in Taiwan and Vietnam, albeit involving small quantities.