US scrap export prices to Turkey decline again

Sep 27, 2013 | 05:33 PM | Sean Davidson

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

NEW YORK — U.S. export prices for bulk shipments to Turkey slipped a few dollars this past week after almost two weeks of inactivity as Turkish mills push for lower prices.

One U.S. exporter sold two bulk cargoes off the East Coast at levels indicating a $3-per-tonne drop in delivered values.

The sales were reportedly booked Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, with one bulk cargo carrying only shredded scrap transacted at $368 per tonne c.i.f. Turkey and a second carrying a mix of heavy melt and shred booked at similar price levels.....

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