Russia: Primorye to limit scrap exports

The people deputies of Primorye region have discussed the appeal of the regional port authorities to limit exports of ferrous metals scrap.

The share of the region in the Russian scrap exports does not exceed 20%. Exports mostly go to South Korea. Direct railroad exports of scrap are almost zero. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap exports down in July 2017

In July, according to the customs statistics, Russia exported 548 thousand tons of ferrous scrap, down by 7.7% MoM and by 3% YoY. In June scrap exports grew by 39.9% and by 6%, while in May they dropped by 13% and by 29% respectively. In January-July Russia exported 2.7 million tons of scrap, down by…

Ukraine: scrap export duty prolonged

The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has prolonged the scrap export duty of 30 euro per ton till September 15, 2018. The bill No. 6382 has been supported by 247 people’s deputies with the minimum required number of 226. According to the bill note, its goal is to regulate scrap export and decrease scrap shortage on…