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Metal Recycling Market Report 2013

  • Published: February 2013
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 81 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Elg Haniel Metals Ltd
  • Novelis UK Ltd
  • Sims Group UK Ltd
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This Key Note Market Update examines the UK market for metal recycling, focusing on the ferrous and non-ferrous metal segments. In 2011, the UK metal recycling market is estimated to have grown by 4.5% in terms of volume, and by 9.2% in terms of value.

For the purpose of this report, the ferrous metal sector largely concerns iron and steel, while the non-ferrous metal segment covers six metals: aluminium, copper, tin, lead, zinc and nickel. The report also briefly examines precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum group metals (PGMs).

The global financial downturn and the national economic recession had a huge impact on the metal recycling industry, resulting in a significant fall in demand for secondary materials across the globe, alongside massive reductions in prices across metal grades, with the global market struggling to cope with overcapacity. In 2010 and 2011, the UK market has exhibited a robust recovery, with the demand for scrap metal increasing among domestic manufacturers, alongside strong growth in major export markets, particularly in the developing economies.

As metal prices have increased in recent years, with the exception of 2009, metal READ MORE >

Executive Summary

1. Market Definition

REPORT COVERAGE

MARKET SECTORS
Ferrous Metal Scrap
Non-Ferrous Metal Scrap
Precious Metal Scrap
Other Metals

MARKET TRENDS
The Economic Downturn
Zero Waste Economy
Metal Prices
Table 1.1: Average Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices
(£ per tonne and %), 2011 and 2012
Table 1.2: Average Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices
(£ per tonnes and %), 2011 and 2012

ECONOMIC TRENDS
Table 1.3: UK Economic Trends (000, £m, million and £), 2007-2011

MARKET POSITION
The UK
Overseas

2. Market Size

THE TOTAL MARKET
Table 2.1: The Apparent UK Market for the Consumption of Scrap Metal by Volume
and Value (000 tonnes and £m), 2007-2011
Figure 2.1: The Apparent UK Market for the Consumption of Scrap Metal by Volume
(000 tonnes), 2007-2011
Figure 2.2: The Apparent UK Market for the Consumption of Scrap Metal by Value
(£m), 2007-2011

BY MARKET SECTOR
Ferrous Metals
Non-Ferrous Metals
Aluminium
Copper
Tin
Lead
Zinc
Nickel

OVERSEAS TRADE
General Overview
Imports
Ferrous Scrap
Table 2.2: UK Imports of Ferrous Scrap by Volume
and Value (tonnes and £000), 2007-2011
Table 2.3: UK Imports of Ferrous Scrap by Volume
and Value (tonnes and £000), 2011
Non-Ferrous Scrap
Table 2.4: UK Imports of Non-Ferrous Scrap by Volume
and Value (tonnes and £000), 2007-2011
Table 2.5: UK Imports of Scrap Aluminium by Volume and Value by Country
of Origin (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.6: UK Imports of Scrap Copper by Volume and Value
by Country of Origin (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.7: UK Imports of Scrap Nickel by Volume and Value
by Country of Origin (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.8: UK Imports of Scrap Lead by Volume and Value
by Country of Origin (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.9: UK Imports of Scrap Zinc by Volume and Value
by Country of Origin (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.10: UK Imports of Scrap Tin by Volume and Value
by Country of Origin (tonnes and £000), 2011
Precious Metals
Table 2.11: UK Imports of Scrap Precious Metals by Volume
and Value (tonnes and £000), 2007-2011
Table 2.12: UK Imports of Scrap Precious Metals by Volume
and Value by Country of Origin (tonnes and £000), 2011
Exports
Ferrous Metals
Table 2.13: UK Exports of Ferrous Scrap by Volume
and Value (tonnes and £000), 2007-2011
Table 2.14: UK Exports of Ferrous Scrap by Volume and Value by Destination
Country (tonnes and £000), 2011
Non-Ferrous Metals
Table 2.15: UK Exports of Non-Ferrous Metal Scrap by Volume and Value
(tonnes and £000), 2007-2011
Table 2.16: UK Exports of Scrap Copper by Volume and Value
by Destination Country (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.17: UK Exports of Scrap Aluminium by Volume
and Value by Destination Country (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.18: UK Exports of Scrap Lead by Volume and Value
by Destination Country (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.19: UK Exports of Scrap Nickel by Volume and Value
by Destination Country (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.20: UK Exports of Scrap Zinc by Volume and Value
by Destination Country (tonnes and £000), 2011
Table 2.21: UK Exports of Scrap Tin by Volume and Value
by Destination Country (tonnes and £000), 2011
Precious Metals
Table 2.22: UK Exports of Scrap Precious Metals by Volume
and Value (tonnes and £000), 2007-2011
Table 2.23: UK Exports of Scrap Precious Metals by Volume
and Value by Destination Country (tones and £000), 2011

3. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

STRENGTHS

WEAKNESSES

OPPORTUNITIES

THREATS

4. Current Issues

LEGISLATION
Scrap Metal Cash Ban
Scrap Metal Dealers Bill

PACKAGING RECYCLING TARGETS

SHREDDER RESIDUE

PRECIOUS METALS

5. Forecasts

INTRODUCTION
General Economic Forecasts
Table 5.1: Forecast UK Economic Trends (000, %, million), 2012-2016

FORECASTS 2012 TO 2016
Table 5.2: The Forecast UK Market for the Consumption of Scrap Metals by Volume
and Value (000 tonnes and £m), 2012-2016

MARKET GROWTH
Figure 5.1: Growth in the UK Market for the Consumption
of Scrap Metals by Volume (000 tonnes), 2007-2016
Figure 5.2: Growth in the UK Market for the Consumption of Scrap Metals by Value
(£m), 2007-2016

FUTURE TRENDS
Environmental Concerns
Declining Steep Consumption
Protectionism

6. Company Profiles

ELG HANIEL METALS LTD
EUROPEAN METAL RECYCLING LTD
METAL & WASTE RECYCLING LTD
NOVELIS UK LTD
SIMS GROUP UK LTD

7. Further Sources
Associations
Government Publications
Other Sources
Key Note Sources
Understanding Consumer Survey Data
Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade
Standard Region

- Elg Haniel Metals Ltd
- European Metal Recycling Ltd
- Metal & Waste Recycling Ltd
- Novelis UK Ltd
- Sims Group UK Ltd

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