Turkey remained the largest scrap importer in 2021 but the EU27 and US took second and third place respectively, with India languishing behind in fourth, according to the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR).
Turkish scrap imports rose 11% on-year in 2021 to 24.99 million tonnes, with top supplier the US reducing supply 14% to 3.77mt. The EU grew imports 31% to 5.37mt, with top supplier the UK increasing deliveries 27% to 1.63mt. The US saw 17% import growth to…
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