US nonferrous scrap exports up sharply

Dec 11, 2013 | 01:11 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  nonferrous scrap exports, copper scrap, aluminum scrap, zinc scrap, lead scrap, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — U.S. nonferrous scrap exports logged their strongest month of the year in October, led by increases in shipments of aluminum, copper and zinc scrap.

Exports of the nonferrous scrap grades tracked by AMM totaled 329,168 short tons in October, according to the latest U.S. Commerce Department data, up 15.5 percent from 285,074 tons in September.....

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