Letter to the Editor China’s plan to boost scrap

Nov 19, 2010 | 12:27 PM |

To the Editor

A story in the Nov. 12 edition, titled China's scrap use to rise to 20 percent in '15, describes China's plans to increase its use of steel scrap to 20 percent of all raw materials for steelmaking by 2020.

To achieve this, the China Iron and Steel Association (Cisa) has announced that China will increase its scrap consumption by one-third or more. There are reports that to reach this goal, Chinese steel producers intend to double imports of scrap from the United States and Australia in the near future.....

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