The metal exchanges continue to be firm. On the LME, copper and zinc held onto the gains they made in the course of last month. Prices on the German scrap metal market continued to rise.
According to the MBI, to the news agency MBI, wholesale buying-in prices for to the news agency MBI, wholesale buying-in prices for copper scrap rose by €15 per 100 kilograms in the third week of August. Compared to the prior week brass scrap became €10 more expensive. Old zinc and chrome-nickel steel scrap prices each picked up €5 per 100 kilogrammes in weekly comparison.
On the sales side, the German metal traders' association VDM reported an increase of €70 per tonne for the copper scrap grade Kabul. Old zinc scrap (Zebra) prices jumped by €100-140 per tonne.
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