What is the Platts TSI HMS 1/2 80:20?
The Platts TSI Heavy Melting Scrap 1/2 80:20 (TS01011) price assessment reflects the tradeable value of bulk ferrous scrap imports into Turkey from all supply regions. These supply regions are predominantly the US, UK, Benelux, Baltics.
The assessment values HMS 1/2, blended in an 80:20 mix. This covers ISRI codes 200-206 inclusive. Other grades ferrous scrap can be normalized to HMS 1/2 80:20. These include: shredded, plate and structural, HMS1, HMS 1/2 75:25 and bonus.
The minimum lot size reflected in the assessment is 10,000 mt.
Platts reflects cargo for delivery three to eight weeks ahead of the publication date.