Aluminum scrap exports inch higher in September

Nov 20, 2007 | 10:30 AM | Paul Schaffer

U.S. exports of aluminum scrap were fractionally higher in September, with China off a bit from the previous month and Taiwan zooming into second place with purchases of cheap material.

Despite notching a trivial one-month gain, September likely qualifies as a new high at 150,709 short tons. The official record book shows May 2006 higher, but that tally is generally considered an adjustment error by those tracking scrap metal export data.....

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