Most import, export metals price indices log Nov. gains

Dec 10, 2010 | 12:00 PM |

U.S. iron and steel export price indices bucked the trend of rising commodity metals prices, with import price indices also trending higher in November vs. the previous month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

The iron and steel export price index fell to 188.0 last month, down 2.1 percent from October's 192.1 but up 9 percent from November 2009. The iron and steel import price index of 230.4 was up 1.8 percent....





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