Ecuador a key destination for shredded scrap

Jun 16, 2014 | 05:23 PM | Sean Davidson

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

NEW YORK — Ecuador emerged as the top trade destination for U.S. shredded scrap shipped from San Francisco in April as weak demand from South Korea forced exporters to identify new homes for material.

Shredded scrap exports from San Francisco to Ecuador totaled 35,128 tonnes, followed by Philadelphia to Turkey at 31,500 tonnes, U.S. Commerce Department data show.....

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