Nonferrous scrap exports rebound in August

Oct 17, 2006 | 10:45 AM | Paul Schaffer

After two quiet months, U.S. exports of nonferrous scrap in August rose 28.2 percent from July and were up 44.8 percent from August 2005.

Lead, one of the smaller items, showed the most interesting development, with the reported quantity soaring to 23,051 short tons—a monthly record going back to at least 1996—on the back of South Korean buying.....

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