Vietnam scrap import volumes up 21% over Jan-Aug

Vietnam imported 3.48 million tonnes of ferrous scrap in the first eight months of 2018, a 21% year-on-year increase from 2.88 million tonnes in January-August 2017.

The figures were announced by the General Department of Vietnam Customs on Tuesday September 11. Vietnam is one of the key steelmaking countries in Southeast Asia. It imported 484,660 tonnes of ferrous scrap in August, roughly similar to the 482,615 tonnes in the corresponding month last year. Japan was the principal supplier of ferrous scrap...

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Paul Lim

September 13, 2018

13:25 GMT

Singapore