Lead scrap exports ease 13.4 percent in July

Oct 03, 2006 | 11:38 AM | Michael Marley

Exports of lead scrap backtracked in July from the high point attained the previous month but remained above the trend line of the two previous years.

Export shipments to smelters and traders eased to 9,922 short tons at the start of the second half, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Commerce Department. That's down 13.4 percent from 11,451 tons in June, but is still well above the monthly pace seen earlier this year and throughout the past two years.....

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