Ukraine: scrap exports down in January-April 2019

In January-April, Ukraine decreased scrap exports 7.6-fold YoY, to 28.429 thousand tons. According to the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms exports dropped 9.6-fold, to $7.655 million. In April Ukraine exported 8.791 thousand tons of scrap, in March – 8.246 thousand tons, in February – 8.252 thousand tons and in January – 3.14 thousand tons.…

Ukraine: scrap exports down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine exported 19.638 thousand tons of scrap valued at $5.461 million, down 7.1-fold and 8.8-fold YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, in March Ukraine exported 8.246 thousand tons of scrap, in February – 8.252 thousand tons and in January – 3.14 thousand tons. At the same time Ukraine increased scrap imports…

Ukraine: Interpipe to import scrap

Interpipe may start importing scrap to cover the shortage on the local market. “So far we see only one option – long-term imports”, the company CFO Denis Morozov said. “At the same time, unfortunately, Ukrainian infrastructure is not ready for scrap imports – neither ports, nor railroad”, he added. Scrap is the main raw material…