Canada, Germany help lift US nickel exports

Oct 05, 2005 | 10:54 AM | Michael Marley

U.S. exports of nickel-bearing scrap started the second half of 2005 on a stronger note.

Shipments to foreign specialty steelmakers and ferroalloys makers totaled 1,795 short tons in July, a 55.8-percent jump from a two-year low of 1,152 tons in June, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Commerce Department. Despite the mid-summer uptick, nickel scrap exports of 13,666 tons through the first seven months of 2005 were still trailing last year's pace by 11.7 percent.....





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