Metal prices up, paper and LDPE down


The value of metals increased, according to last week’s Intelligence report.

Copper grades were up £100 per tonne, while brass increased by £50 per tonne. Aluminium was up by £25 per tonne.


In paper, OCC and mixed both lost £1 per tonne after rising in previous weeks.

LDPE was the only faller in plastics, with £10 per tonne coming off across almost all grades.

However, markets are most affected by the lack of container availability. 

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