In January-April scrap procurement in Ukraine decreased to 1.042 million tons from 1.12 million tons last year.
At the same time scrap deliveries to metal companies increased by 11%, to 988 thousand tons.
As of May 1, scrap stocks at metal companies were estimated at 50-60 thousand tons.
The main source of scrap is amortization scrap (75%) followed by household scrap (8%), transport scrap (5%) and other hard to find scrap (12%).
In 2018 scrap procurement totaled 3.67 million tons, and in 2017 – 3.74 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)