Zinc scrap exports reverse course, rise 5% in Aug.

Nov 07, 2007 | 11:28 AM | Michael Marley

U.S. zinc scrap exports rose 5 percent in August despite another decline in the tonnage sent to China, the fourth month in a row that shipments to mainland China have declined.

Exports of the galvanizing metal climbed to 9,409 short tons in August from 8,962 tons the previous month, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Commerce Department, a reversal from the two previous months, when exports retreated from the record 11,449 tons shipped overseas in May.....

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