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January 2019 | Steel Scrap and Metallics Forecaster

Squeezed margins at steel mills weigh on ferrous scrap prices in Turkey and China, despite recent price rises: Latest Analysis

Over the past four months, imported merchant pig iron has been mostly cheaper than local prime scrap in the south-eastern region of the US, which can help to explain why pig iron imports (i.e. consumption of MPI) grew quicker than demand for scrap last year.



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