Nickel scrap exports tumble as Canada slices buys

Oct 03, 2007 | 01:03 PM | Michael Marley

U.S. exports of nickel scrap opened the second half of the year by retreating 45.8 percent from the record tonnage shipped in June, although the tally was still ahead of the trend line of the previous two years.

Shipments slipped to 7,133 short tons in June, down from 13,166 tons the previous month when there was a huge gain in the tonnage shipped north across the Canadian border, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.....

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