French domestic scrap prices are falling by €50/tonne ($50.2) in July compared to June, following last month's €80-100/t decline.
Demand for scrap has receded strongly. The downturn in finished long and flat products is causing French producers to implement longer maintenance stoppages in August. In some cases, maintenance works are starting this month. ArcelorMittal is also idling one blast furnace – HF2 – at its Dunkirk mill, in norther…
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