Indonesia's ferrous scrap imports totaled 1,548,000 tons in January-July 2013, up 57.5% from the same period of 2012, averaging 221,000 tpm, when the cumulative imports translated into an annualized 2,650,000 tons, according to Indonesian trade statistics made available in Tokyo.|
Of the total, the USA supplied the largest quantity of 407,000 tons or 26.3%, up 169.1%; Australia the second largest of 265,000 tons or 17.1%, up 49.1%; and Singapore the third largest of 171,000 tons or 11.1%, up 62.6%. As a result, the three nations together accounted for 54.5% of the total.
In July 2013, Indonesia's ferrous scrap imports totaled 203,000 tons, up 42.6% from the same month of a year ago, when they decreased by 6.4% from a month ago, indicating a decrease for two consecutive months. Of the total, Mexico provided the largest amount of 44,000 tons (no supply volume in July 2012), the USA the second largest of 39,000 tons, up 13.3% from the same month of a year ago, and Singapore the third largest of 25,000 tons, up 40.2%.