Davis Index: Market Intelligence for the Global Metals and Recycled Materials Markets

Thailand’s semi-finished steel import fell by 56pc in May to 147,200mt from the prior-year period, but increased by 26pc from the prior month, as per Davis Index analysis.

In the Jan-May 2020 period, semi-finished steel imports fell by 15pc to 1.367mn mt from the prior-year period.


The country’s ferrous scrap imports dropped by 30pc in May to 63,456mt, from May 2019 and by 53pc from the preceding month.

However, in Jan-May 2020, ferrous scrap imports into Thailand increased by 65pc to 590,000mt from the prior-year period.


Thailand produced 4mn mt crude steel. Steel mills in Thailand mostly use scrap over iron ore. 

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