July 1-According to the Zhangjiagang Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Zhangjiagang Port imported scrap 1.5 million tons, an increase of 74 percent, is about more than 1.6 million tons a year of imports in 2010. In May, June, July, Zhangjiagang imported scrap were 186,000 tons, 246,000 tons, 345,000 tons, import scrap steel to achieve a “triple jump” record Zhangjiagang port a single month this year imported scrap.
Zhangjiagang Port is an important port of China’s imports of steel scrap, the last three years the average annual imports amounted to 1.9 million tons. Increase of Zhangjiagang Port imported scrap, mainly from Jiangsu Sha Steel Group and Jiangsu Yong Steel Group, the two steel enterprises in the area. Sha Steel Group on the world’s top 500 ranking has risen to 366. With the continued development of the two major iron and steel enterprises, the increasing demand for imported scrap, importing countries and regions continue to increase, from the United States, South Korea, Japan, Russia and other countries to expand to Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.