May nonferrous scrap exports mixed

Jul 16, 2013 | 10:26 AM | Sean Davidson

Tags  scrap exports, nonferrous scrap, aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — U.S. nonferrous scrap exports rose month on month in May, but continued to trend below year-ago volumes for the seventh successive month.

Strict changes earlier this year to policies governing Chinese imports and an overall decline in demand from China—the largest importer of U.S. nonferrous scrap—have had an adverse impact on U.S. exports of aluminum and copper and brass scrap, according to market participants.....

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