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Italy's Scrap Imports Total 5.66M Tons In CY 2006
Italy's ferrous scrap imports totaled 5,668,000 tons in calendar 2006, up 5.6% from a year ago, according to Eurostat. As a result, they topped 5 million tons for three years running.

In the breakdown by main sources, Germany provided the largest amount of 1,728,000 tons or 30.5% of the total, up 6.5% from a year ago, and France the second largest amount of 1,178,000 tons or 20.8%, up 16.4%.

As a result, the top two sources together accounted for 51.3% of the total.

Austria ranked third at 597,000 tons or 10.5%, down 5.3% from a year ago, and Hungary fourth at 520,000 tons or 9.2%, up 51.9%.
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