In January Ukraine exported 2,865 thousand tons of scrap, down by 8.8% YoY, valued at $795 thousand, down by 15.1%.
According to the State Tax Service, in December 2019, 1,270 thousand tons of scrap were exported.
At the same time, in January Ukraine imported 392 tons of scrap, down by 89.8%, valued at $446 thousand, down by 81.5%. In December 2019, imports totaled 2.221 thousand tons.
The main suppliers of scrap in January were Turkey (88.57%), Russia (6.28%) and Belarus (5.16%), while the main customers – Turkey (73.93%), Germany (16.37%) and the Netherlands (9.7%). (Ukrainian metal)