Weekly US Bar Fuel Surcharges Rise on Construction Metals Index

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A 2.4 percent increase made the weekly US Rocky Mountain bar fuel surcharge the biggest mover on the weekly Construction MMI®.

The weekly US Gulf Coast bar fuel surcharge rose 0.8 percent, while the weekly US Midwest bar fuel surcharge rose 0.5 percent over the past week. This was the third week in a row of increasing prices.

today's metal prices - MetalMiner IndXThe Chinese low price of 62% Australian iron ore fines rose 1.4 percent per dry metric ton after falling 1.8 percent during the previous week. US shredded scrap prices held steady from the previous week. Chinese H-beam steel remained essentially flat. Prices for Chinese rebar remained constant, closing the week below $600 per metric ton.

Following a steady week, prices for Chinese aluminum bar closed flat. The week finished with no movement for European 1050 aluminum.

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