Tag Archives: Turkish producers
According to the monthly consumer tendency survey released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), the consumer confidence index* in Turkey, which stood at 64.29 points in May, increased by 3.4 percent month on month in June this year to 66.45 points, following the 1.6 percent month-on-month decrease in May. According to the indices based on […]
Scrap numbers were posted this week for December. No change from November was observed in shredded scrap for the Chicago index. Most other regional markets showed the same trend while a few reported slight increases from November to the tune of $5-$10/ton. This is not surprising as collections of scrap become difficult in the winter […]
US rebar mills hold steady in the face of surging January imports Although it took quite a long time for US domestic rebar prices to catch up to the announced increase for January shipments, US mills nevertheless increased transaction prices again for February once January scrap prices posted an increase.