All posts tagged: Export

Scrap Metal Market Mid-March 2020 Update: China & Steel Overproduction

In the last Market & Metals post, it was reported that after two consecutive months of increase, scrap steel marginally dropped by 2.4 percent in price on a national level. This figure is largely insignificant now because at the time, the economic effects of the global pandemic that is the coronavirus had not yet fully

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Scrap Metal Market: July 2016

Scrap Metal Market Holds Steady Scrap metal prices for crushed autobodies held steady with 2.17% growth over the past month (see June 2016 Scrap Metal Market Watch), and have grown 31.62% over the past year. Across the Atlantic, the Brexit vote sent a shockwave through the base metal market, temporarily causing prices to plummet. However,

WSJ: Anglo’s CEO Predicts Deepening Metals Slump

From: Anglo’s CEO Predicts Deepening Metals Slump (WSJ) By: Scott Patterson & Alex MacDonald Anglo American PLC Chief Executive Mark Cutifani doesn’t think so, saying Monday that 2016 is set to be even more difficult for mining companies and commodity markets than 2015. To put that in perspective, copper and iron-ore prices fell 25% and

Saudi Arabia Hurries to Reinvent Itself for an Era of Low Oil

From: Saudi Arabia Hurries to Reinvent Itself for an Era of Low Oil By: Ben Holland Saudi Arabia, one of the most tradition-bound societies on the planet, where family structure and tribal patriarchy differ little from a century ago, is suddenly in a hurry. It has done more in the past week than in most years.

Iron Ore Bludgeoned to Record Low in Asia on China Steel Concern

From: Iron Ore Bludgeoned to Record Low in Asia on China Steel Concern By: Jasmine Ng Iron ore contracts in Asia slumped to records amid speculation that mills in China are reining in steel production as they battle losses, slumping prices and tighter credit, hurting demand for the raw material that’s mainly shipped from Australia and