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

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a table detailing U.S. iron and steel-scrap exports by country, according to the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Virginia.

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                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
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                     -------------------Thousand Metric Tons-------------------
Total                2,090    1,660   25.9%      18,900      14,800   27.7%
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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

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                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
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 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
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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%

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                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
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 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
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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%
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                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
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 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%
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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
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                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
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 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
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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%
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                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
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 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
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Asia, Australia,
   Oceania         642,000  365,000   75.9%   5,680,000   3,990,000   42.4%

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                     Sept.    Sept.                YTD         YTD     YTD
                      2011     2010   YOY%         2011        2010   YOY%
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 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%
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NOTE: Figures include tinplate and terneplate; excludes rails and
ships, boats and other vessels for scrapping.

SOURCE: U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior {USDP <GO>}

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