"The situation is very fluid now and there is no telling what may happen from now on," a ferrous scrap trader in the country told Fastmarkets on Tuesday.
All cities in Vietnam will stop public gatherings and shut non-essential public services until April 15.
Inbound flights have also been halted and the number of domestic flights have also been reduced.
According to the Vietnamese health ministry, Vietnam has a total of 194 infections and no deaths. About 75,000 Vietnamese are under quarantine.
"There is no problem importing raw materials or export...