If you are interested in the movement of scrap metal from Russia to other countries, you can refer to the website of the VED-Stat company. On her website, she cites statistics from research on the export of scrap metal. In particular, you can find information for 8 months of 2020. To do this, just visit the site page https://obzorved.com/analiz/metallolom-export .
Features of research on ferrous scrap
Russia is engaged in the export of ferrous scrap metal to other countries. In the period of 2019, about 4 million tons of scrap were exported. At the same time, imports amounted to 1 million tons. This indicates that there is an excess of exports over imports by a factor of four.
About 350 thousand tons of scrap are exported to other countries every month. At the same time, the dynamics are not stable. So, in 2019, there was an increase of up to 450 thousand tons. And June stood out the most. There was a peak there - 590 thousand tons were exported in a month. 2020 is more stable in this regard.
Which countries are scrap metal exported to?
Turkey ranks first in terms of supplies. She received from Russia about 1.6 million tons of ferrous metal. Next comes Belarus, accounting for 21% of the total. Korea closes the top three with 11%. The Netherlands, Egypt, Lithuania, Germany, Portugal and others are also among the countries regularly receiving scrap metal.
The pricing policy for these countries is diverse. Some countries prefer to buy scrap in the budget segment. And for such as Germany, the Netherlands, the price fluctuates at a high level. The cheapest scrap goes to Spain and Portugal.