VIETNAM STEEL SCRAP: Mounting Covid-19 cases depress demand for imports

Ferrous scrap trading in Vietnam remained thin during the week to Friday August 27 amid poor demand and administrative and logistical difficulties caused by the worsening Covid-19 pandemic in the country, sources told Fastmarkets.

Key commercial and industrial hubs in southern Vietnam, including Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong, have continued to see surging Covid-19 cases.

Vietnam recorded 11,575 new infections on Thursday,...


Lee Allen

Paul Lim

August 27, 2021

11:23 GMT