South Africa bans all scrap metal exports for two months

South Africa’s government has launched an investigation into how the supply of scrap metal has been affected by the challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic, and has banned scrap exports for a period of two months beginning July 3.

The country’s minister at the department of trade, industry and competition (DTIC), Ebrahim Patel, has issued a trade policy directive to the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa...


Carrie Bone

July 09, 2020

14:22 GMT