Long-awaited Algerian rebar import licences issued with severely reduced volumes

Algeria has finally issued import licences for rebar, but with a tonnage allowance significantly lower than in 2016, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday July 28.

Import rebar licences for the rest of 2017 for a total volume of 534,100 tonnes were distributed among 113 importers, including seven state-owned companies, an Algerian source said.
Of the total import quota, around 200,000 tonnes were granted to government companies, with the rest going to private importers, according to a European trader involved in Algeria-bound trading.

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July 28, 2017

20:24 GMT