In 2019 Ukraine decreased ferrous metal scrap exports 7.8-fold YoY, to 42.18 thousand tons, at the same time increasing exports by 17.2%, to 49.93 thousand tons.
According to the State Customs Service, thus import has for the first time since 2011 exceeded export.
In monetary terms export decreased 9-fold, to $11.78 million, while import – by 6.4%, to $34.25 million.
The largest suppliers of scrap were Turkey (62.55%), Russia (28.45%) and the Netherlands (2.23%).
Scrap was mostly exported to Turkey (85.88%), the Netherlands (6.27%) and Germany (5.37%). (Ukrainian metal)