In January-April 2021 the Ukrainian invest.com/investing-in-ukraine/starting-business-in-ukraine/build-an-enterprise/" rel="dofollow">enterprises increased exports of scrap ferrous metals in 7.5 times compared to the same period last year - up to 86.98 thousand tons, including 37.87 thousand tons of scrap in April
According to statistics from the State Customs Service, in monetary terms, exports of scrap metal increased by 10 times - to $30.71 million.
At the same time, in January-April this year, the country increased imports of scrap metal in kind by 36.1% - to 7.76 thousand tons. In monetary terms, the import of scrap metal increased 2.1-fold to $13.01 million.
Recall that on April 27, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed a bill № 5175, according to which the customs duty in the amount of 58 euros per ton will be valid for the export of steel scrap for another 5 years, until September 2026.