Copper sinks Sept. nonferrous scrap exports

Nov 21, 2011 | 12:27 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  nonferrous scrap, scrap exports, aluminum scrap, copper scrap, brass scrap, nickel scrap, UBCs, lead scrap zinc scrap

NEW YORK — A weakening in copper scrap deliveries helped pulled down overall U.S. exports of nonferrous scrap in September, with monthly volumes down more than 6 percent from August levels.

Nonferrous shipments slumped to 328,212 short tons in September, 6.4 percent below the three-year high of 350,615 tons seen a month earlier, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.....

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