Ferrous scrap imports to Indonesia were at 378,487mt in April, a 154pc increase compared to the previous year and 367pc from the prior month, according to the country’s Customs data.
In April, Asia-based suppliers from Japan and Singapore were the top exporters of ferrous scrap to Indonesia at 248,936mt, increasing by 1341pc from a year ago and 69,791mt, up by 268pc from a year ago, respectively. Malaysia recorded the largest increase in import volume, a 1999pc increase from 399mt in April 2020 to 8,383mt in April 2021.
Imports from Australia fell by 24pc from March to 11,957mt, a 63pc decrease from a year ago.
|Indonesia’s ferrous scrap imports in April 2021|
|Unit: mt||Apr-21||Mar-21||Change MOM||Apr-20||Change YOY|