No. 1 heavy melt exports top shredded

Aug 15, 2012 | 10:23 AM | Sean Davidson

Tags  ferrous scrap, exports, heavy melt, shredded, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — U.S. shredded scrap exports took a beating during the first six months of this year, with No. 1 heavy melting steel taking over as volume leader.

No. 1 heavy melt exports rose 2.9 percent to 3,976,591 tonnes in the first half, accounting for 35.3 percent of total ferrous scrap exports of 11,255,179 tonnes; a year earlier, shipments of 3,864,409 tonnes to foreign buyers accounted for 31.8 percent of total ferrous scrap exports of 12,166,396 tonnes.....





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