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    US bulk ferrous scrap export prices flat

    May 23, 2018

    US bulk ferrous scrap export prices are stagnant as Turkish mills continue to bypass the United States in favor of more affordable European and Baltic material, with containerized scrap prices on both the East and West Coasts starting to crack under pressure. More »

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    Lead, zinc scrap prices slip in US

    May 23, 2018

    Lead scrap prices in the United States have shrugged off increases on the London Metal Exchange, with softening demand and steady flows continuing to weigh on most products while spent lead-acid batteries have held steady. More »

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    More countries threaten 232 retaliation

    May 23, 2018

    More countries, US allies among them, continue to push back on the United States' Section 232 tariffs against steel and aluminium by threatening the imposition of counter tariffs or requesting dialogue at the World Trade Organization (WTO). More »

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    Rusal sanctions weigh on US ali extruders: poll

    May 23, 2018

    The sanctions levied on Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska and affecting Russian aluminium producer UC Rusal have led to a price squeeze for US extruders – fulfilling the expectations of American Metal Market readers. More »

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    Some stainless steel scrap prices inch up

    May 23, 2018

    The stainless steel scrap market in the United States has largely refused to give in to higher nickel values on the London Metal Exchange, with some scrap prices barely moving up over the past week. More »

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    Europe to strike back without 232 exemption

    May 23, 2018

    The European Commission (EC) will set a 25% safeguard duty on steel and aluminium imported from the US from June 20 this year if the European Union is not exempted from Section 232 tariffs. More »

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    China still subject to 232 tariffs: Mnuchin

    May 23, 2018

    Shipments of Chinese aluminium and steel into the United States will remain subject to import tariffs under Section 232 despite both countries agreeing to hold off on a trade war. More »

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    Turkish mills still holding back on scrap buys

    May 23, 2018

    The Turkish steel mills extended their silence in the deep-sea scrap markets as the lira weakened further amid sluggish demand for finished steel, sources said on Wednesday May 23. More »

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    AK's Middletown Works hit by another fire

    May 23, 2018

    AK Steel is making repairs to its Middletown Works in Ohio after a fire broke out on one of the plant's temper mills, the company said. More »

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    Auto demand boosts NA ali sheet, plate shipments

    May 23, 2018

    US and Canadian aluminium sheet and plate shipments increased year on year in April, supported by strengthening end-user demand in automotive manufacturing and by government trade measures targeting dumped Chinese material. More »

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    Taiwan's ferrous scrap imports up 34% in March

    May 23, 2018

    Taiwan’s ferrous scrap imports surged by 34% year on year in March, according to the territory's customs agency. More »

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    US confirms high duties on Vietnam flat steel

    May 23, 2018

    Vietnamese flat steel using China-origin substrate will face high duties if imported into the United States, the US Department of Commerce said on Monday May 21. More »

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    Fire 'could hit output' at Bahrain's USCO

    May 23, 2018

    A fire at United Stainless Steel Co Bsc's (USCO's) stainless steel rerolling mill in Salman Industrial City in Al Hidd, northern Bahrain, on Tuesday May 22 has halted operations, market sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday. More »

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    Global ferro-alloys prices on May 23

    May 23, 2018

    The latest ferro-alloy prices as reported by American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin price reporters. More »

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