Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) summed up trading non-ferrous metals in the first month of 2013. According to statistics provided by the analytical department of the site in January headings such as CM scrap metals themselves, as well as products from them have shown positive trend in terms of sales (comparing performance year on year). «The amounts for trade operations with these types of goods have increased in real terms by more than 8%," — commented on the results of January experts BUCE.
Analysts Belarusian Stock Exchange noted that in the first month of the year showed the greatest interest buyers in relation to aluminum (including — for casting metal alloys, tape, tire), titanium pipe rolling and brassware. In total, during the reporting period BUCE 120 were active buyers, the largest of which were of «Belaruskali» (Soligorsk, Minsk region), JSC «BATE» (Automotive Electrical Equipment Plant, Borisov), a joint venture of OAO «Brestgazoapparat» (Mr. Brest, production of gas, electric and hybrid electric cookers), as well as metropolitan open Joint Stock company «Minsk motor plant» (the largest CIS producer of diesel engines).
Also, the Belarusian Mercantile Exchange, analysts have published data on changes in prices for most running rental of non-ferrous metals. In particular, experts have noted a significant rise in price of brass pipe L68 (68% copper and 32% zinc), the price of which rose by an average of 9%. Around the same proportion (but towards cheaper) quotes changed copper rod M2 grades (purity — 99.7%) and M3 (99.5%). Aluminum rods of reinforcing structure thermally D16T fell in price by 5.3%, and copper sheet M1 (99.9%) by the same percentage has risen. The price of a bronze rod and BR05TS5S5 same copper rolled M1, as well as technically pure copper sheet decreased by an average of 3.5%, and the cost of brass rod LS59−1, Tinless Braze 9−4 and dural pipe rolling, according to reports BUCE, He remained at the same level.