Japan’s scrap exports drop 11 percent in January

Thursday, 28 February 2019 02:08:03 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to provisional customs data, Japan exported 0.51 million mt of ferrous scrap in January 2019, down 11 percent from 0.57 million mt the same month last year, which was itself down 10 percent from 0.63 million mt in January 2017. Through H2 2018, monthly scrap exports were consistently lower than those in the same period the previous year. The monthly scrap export amount in January 2019 was the second lowest, after November, in the last 12-month period.

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