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Listen: US steel scrap dealers see largest single-month price drop since 2008

The February ferrous scrap buy week shook up markets significantly, with an unexpectedly large price drop that is actually a continuation of January trends. Platts associate editor Nicholas Tolomeo explains why prices dropped, whether scrap flows are drying up, the role scrap exports played in markets, and how 2014 was the lowest level of US scrap exports since 2006.


This is the latest in a series of podcasts aimed at analyzing significant steel news and price movements around the globe. Check back regularly for the latest update.


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