Titanium exports dip on cuts by Belgium, UK

Dec 12, 2005 | 10:18 AM | Michael Marley

Importers in Canada and Japan picked up most of the U.S. titanium scrap that Belgian and British buyers left behind in September, yielding an overall 2.5-percent dip in exports that month.

Shipments totaled 1,841 short tons in September, down from 1,887 tons in August, according to figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.

Buyers in the United Kingdom trimmed their intake by more than 300 tons in September, taking in 765 tons that month vs. 1,079 tons in August. The Belgians trimmed their intake even more dramatically, buying only 25 tons in September compared with 242 tons in August.....

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