Ferrous scrap exports from the Czech Republic rose by 13pc in March to 233,817mt compared to 206,603mt in the same month last year and by 18pc from 197,444mt in February 2021, according to its Customs data.
Germany was the biggest importer of Czech ferrous scrap at 106,662mt followed by Italy at 43,036mt, Poland at 23,328mt, and Slovakia at 12,981mt in March.
The country’s aluminum exports also rose in March by 33pc to 7,111mt from 5,361mt in the same month last year and increased by 16pc from 6,111mt in February 2021. Germany was also the biggest importer of Czech aluminum scrap at 1,708mt followed by Poland and Italy at 1,391mt and 1,156mt respectively.
The Czech Republic’s copper exports surged by 94pc in March to 6,446mt on an annual basis and increased by 14pc from 5,661mt in February 2021. Again, the highest shipments were to Germany at 3,022mt followed by Poland and the Netherlands at 871mt and 391mt, respectively.