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David Pellett

My role spans: WRAP materials pricing report, scrap metal pricing, secondary commodities markets, market research and development, data analysis.

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020 3033 2801


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    Little movement in ferrous prices in holiday seasonSubscription

    8 August, 2013

    More movement expected in September

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    China's Green Fence blocking North American plastic recyclingSubscription

    6 May, 2013

    Reports suggest plastics recyclers in the US and Canada are being hit hard by China’s crackdown on contaminated recycling shipments.

  • al_INGOT

    Non-ferrous - 1 MarchSubscription

    1 March

    Base metals have been weakening in recent weeks and traders are not showing a great deal of confidence. The LME copper price at the time of writing stood around £5,145, down on the previous week by £102 per tonne and just up on January prices by 0.5% (£26 per tonne).

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    Global news - 30 November 2012Subscription

    30 November, 2012

    MRW brings you markets, business and policy news from around the world

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    Non-ferrous metals - 30 November 2012Subscription

    29 November, 2012

    As the year draws to a close, MRW’s researcher David Pellett looks at the non-ferrous market over the past 12 months

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    Non-ferrous metals - 2 November 2012Subscription

    2 November 2012

    Metal markets had reportedly started to lift with the news that the New York trading floors would reopen following hurricane Sandy’s devastation of the US east coast.

  • Non-ferrous metals - 5 OctoberSubscription

    5 October 2012

    Copper, Nickel and alloys, Ingots, White metals, and High-value metals all covered in this week’s non-ferrous report

  • al_INGOT

    Non-ferrous metals - 21 SeptemberSubscription

    21 September 2012

    The technical markets were cheered by news that the US Federal Bank was set to engage in another round of quantitative easing.

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    Ferrous metals - UK market overview - 24 AugustSubscription

    24 August 2012

    The home steel mills finally settled August prices last week and, overall, they have lifted by an average of £5 per tonne.

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    Non-ferrous metals - 24 August 2012Subscription

    24 August 2012

    At the start of the week, non-ferrous prices had fallen sharply against the backdrop of dire economic data. Compared with August 2011, scrap copper prices are down by at least 19%, when prices averaged at £5,000 per tonne.