US iron and steel scrap exports down 15.6 percent in April

Friday, 05 June 2020 19:26:25 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

According to the latest figures from the US International Trade Commission, US iron and steel scrap exports totaled 1,190,118 mt in April 2020, a 15.6 percent decrease month-on-month and a 19.4 percent decrease year-on-year.

Turkey was the largest recipient of US iron and scrap exports in April with 246,034 mt, down 44.7 percent month-on-month but up 22.3 percent year-on-year. Other notable destinations in April include: Mexico, with 202,758 mt; Korea, with 156,825 mt; Taiwan, with 149,204 mt; and Bangladesh, with 104,472 mt.

In terms of value, US iron and steel scrap exports totaled $314.2 million in April 2020, a 19.0 percent decrease compared to March and a 30.8 percent decrease compared to April 2019.


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