China imports 553k tonnes of steel scrap in 2021

China imported a total of 552,892 tonnes of steel scrap in 2021, an increase of 1,938% from the prior year, according to the latest Chinese customs data.

China has restricted imports of the steelmaking raw material since July 2019. It only began allowing certain grades to be brought in at the start of 2021. In December 2020,...

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Tianran Zhao

January 24, 2022

09:38 GMT

Shanghai