Free-trade barriers hamper scrap market: SMA

Nov 07, 2011 | 01:54 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  SMA, ferrous scrap, trade barriers, John Bryson, Ron Kirk, Thomas Danjczek, catherine ngai

NEW YORK — The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) is asking the U.S. government to address barriers to free trade for ferrous scrap.

The SMA argues in a letter to Commerce Secretary John Bryson and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk that since two-thirds of the steel produced in the nation is made using the electric-arc furnace process,....

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