US Bar Fuel Surcharges Drop on Weekly Construction Metals Index

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After drifting 2.7 percent, the weekly US Midwest bar fuel surcharge was the biggest mover on the weekly Construction MMI® this week.

The weekly US Rocky Mountain bar fuel surcharge closed last week after a 1.8 percent drop. Following a 1.6 percent drop, the weekly US Gulf Coast bar fuel surcharge finished the week down as well.

today's metal prices - MetalMiner IndXFollowing a 0.3 percent increase in the week prior, the price of Chinese rebar fell 1.4 percent last week. The Chinese low price of 62% Australian iron ore fines fell 0.9 percent after rising 0.9 percent the week before.

Prices for US shredded scrap remained constant. Chinese H-beam steel traded sideways last week.

Chinese aluminum bar remained essentially flat from the previous week. European 1050 aluminum prices held steady.

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