Titanium bucks trend as May metal price indices decline

Jun 17, 2013 | 10:59 AM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Producer Price Index, PPI, steel, steel scrap, copper, aluminum, titanium, nonferrous ores IHS Global Insight

CHICAGO — Prices for metal scrap, ores and primary metal products all fell last month with the exception of titanium, the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows.

The biggest producer price index (PPI) decline was recorded by nonferrous metal ores (down 7.2 percent from April), followed by iron and steel scrap (down 6 percent), according to the not-seasonally-adjusted figures. The PPI for copper and....

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