U.S. Iron and Steel Scrap Exports by Country for September

Following is a table detailing U.S. iron and steel-scrap exports by country, according to the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia.

================================================================================
                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
================================================================================
                     -------------------Thousand Metric Tons-------------------
Total                2,090    1,660   25.9%      18,900      14,800   27.7%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
North and South
   America             171      197  -13.2%       1,870       1,890   -1.1%
 Argentina               0      n/a     n/a           2         n/a     n/a
 Brazil                  0      n/a     n/a          35         n/a     n/a
 Canada                107      131  -18.3%       1,170       1,080    8.3%
 Ecuador                -4      n/a     n/a          68         n/a     n/a
 Guatemala              -4      n/a     n/a          32         n/a     n/a

================================================================================
                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
================================================================================
 Mexico                 32       32    0.0%         433         500  -13.4%
 Panama                  0      n/a     n/a           1         n/a     n/a
 Peru                   30       32   -6.3%         123         218  -43.6%
 Trinidad and Tobago    -4      n/a     n/a           1         n/a     n/a
 Venezuela              -4      n/a     n/a           2         n/a     n/a
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Africa, Europe,
   Middle East         638      677   -5.8%       5,390       3,780   42.6%
 Belgium                -4        1 -500.0%           7           4   75.0%
 Egypt                 111      114   -2.6%         675         394   71.3%
 Finland                 6        0     n/a          35          25   40.0%
 France                 -4      n/a     n/a          12         n/a     n/a
 Germany                 1        1    0.0%           2           8  -75.0%
 Greece                  0        0     n/a          34          61  -44.3%
 Hungary                 0      n/a     n/a           3         n/a     n/a
 Iceland                 1      n/a     n/a           2         n/a     n/a
 Italy                  51        1 5000.0%         160         118   35.6%

================================================================================
                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
================================================================================
 Morocco                 0      n/a     n/a          26         n/a     n/a
 Netherlands             1      n/a     n/a          24         n/a     n/a
 Saudi Arabia           -4      n/a     n/a          19         n/a     n/a
 Pakistan               17        8  112.5%         148         124   19.4%
 Portugal                0        0     n/a           0           0     n/a
 Spain                   6        0     n/a          28          14  100.0%
 Sweden                 -4      n/a     n/a           5         n/a     n/a
 Switzerland             0        0     n/a           0           0     n/a
 Turkey                458      546  -16.1%       4,320       2,990   44.5%
 United Arab Emirates    2      n/a     n/a          31         n/a     n/a
 United Kingdom         -4      n/a     n/a           4         n/a     n/a
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Asia, Australia,
   Oceania           1,280      788   62.4%      11,700       9,110   28.4%
 Bangladesh              5        4   25.0%          38          24   58.3%
 China                 376      107  251.4%       3,250       2,250   44.4%
================================================================================
                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
================================================================================
 Hong Kong               9        7   28.6%          86          73   17.8%
 India                 153       46  232.6%         892         670   33.1%
 Indonesia              19       45  -57.8%         197         266  -25.9%
 Japan                   5       11  -54.5%         225         157   43.3%
 South Korea           189      218  -13.3%       2,400       2,260    6.2%
 Malaysia               56       31   80.6%         802         680   17.9%
 Singapore              -4        1 -500.0%           5           5    0.0%
 Taiwan                360      195   84.6%       2,650       1,950   35.9%
 Thailand               83        5 1560.0%         617         335   84.2%
 Vietnam                 7      117  -94.0%         335         335    0.0%
                  --------------------Thousands of Dollars--------------------
Total            1,020,000  684,000   49.1%   8,880,000   6,030,000   47.3%
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
North and South
   America          63,700   63,000    1.1%     713,000     605,000   17.9%
 Argentina               0      n/a     n/a       1,020         n/a     n/a
 Brazil                  0      n/a     n/a      15,200         n/a     n/a
================================================================================
                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
================================================================================
 Canada             36,000   40,600  -11.3%     408,000     332,000   22.9%
 Ecuador                17      n/a     n/a      30,300         n/a     n/a
 Guatemala              10      n/a     n/a      14,000         n/a     n/a
 Mexico             13,900   10,700   29.9%     187,000     165,000   13.3%
 Panama                  0      n/a     n/a         183         n/a     n/a
 Peru               13,500   11,400   18.4%      53,900      75,900  -29.0%
 Trinidad and Tobago   140      n/a     n/a         733         n/a     n/a
 Venezuela              19      n/a     n/a         956         n/a     n/a
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Africa, Europe,
   Middle East     310,000  256,000   21.1%   2,480,000   1,430,000   73.4%
 Belgium               306    4,920  -93.8%      11,700      12,700   -7.9%
 Egypt              49,200   41,500     19%     292,000     140,000  108.6%
 Finland            13,200        0     n/a      82,600      51,900   59.2%
 France                432      n/a     n/a       3,930         n/a     n/a
 Germany               274      433  -36.7%       1,120       2,340  -52.1%
 Greece                  0        0     n/a      12,500      17,800  -29.8%
================================================================================
                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
================================================================================
 Hungary                 0      n/a     n/a         823         n/a     n/a
 Iceland                48      n/a     n/a         350         n/a     n/a
 Italy              25,700      697   3587%      76,600      47,900   59.9%
 Morocco                 0      n/a     n/a      12,200         n/a     n/a
 Netherlands         2,070      n/a     n/a      36,900         n/a     n/a
 Saudi Arabia            6      n/a     n/a       8,250         n/a     n/a
 Pakistan           10,200    4,200  142.9%      80,300      47,300   69.8%
 Portugal                0        0     n/a           0           0     n/a
 Spain              12,400      367 3278.7%      24,600      30,200  -18.5%
 Sweden                582      n/a     n/a       8,320         n/a     n/a
 Switzerland             0        0     n/a           0           0     n/a
 Turkey            204,000  198,000    3.0%   1,890,000   1,050,000   80.0%
 United Arab Emirates  613      n/a     n/a      13,700         n/a     n/a
 United Kingdom        231      n/a     n/a       2,980         n/a     n/a
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Asia, Australia,
   Oceania         642,000  365,000   75.9%   5,680,000   3,990,000   42.4%

================================================================================
                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
================================================================================
 Bangladesh          2,360    1,220   93.4%      18,400       9,050  103.3%
 China             208,000   89,400  132.7%   1,780,000   1,290,000   38.0%
 Hong Kong           5,730    5,280    8.5%      51,700      67,000  -22.8%
 India              68,900   18,500  272.4%     391,000     229,000   70.7%
 Indonesia           8,850   17,400  -49.1%      82,900      99,700  -16.9%
 Japan              10,900   12,300  -11.4%     167,000     144,000   16.0%
 South Korea        89,200   83,500    6.8%   1,070,000     816,000   31.1%
 Malaysia           24,400   11,300  115.9%     357,000     266,000   34.2%
 Singapore              23      294  -92.2%       1,310       1,820  -28.0%
 Taiwan            173,000   83,900  106.2%   1,250,000     793,000   57.6%
 Thailand           37,500    1,590 2258.5%     274,000     117,000  134.2%
 Vietnam             2,490   40,100  -93.8%     138,000     149,000   -7.4%
================================================================================
NOTE: Figures include tinplate and terneplate; excludes rails and
ships, boats and other vessels for scrapping.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mike Sebany in Washington at msebany@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Tanzi at atanzi@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.