|Long and flat steel imports dropped significantly in Q1 2019
|Lebanon - 2019 July 2
According to Lebanese Customs statistics, rebar imports in the first quarter of 2019 were amounted to 136,593 tons, down by 37 pct when compared to same quarter last year.
Wire rod imports also decreased by 59.5 pct YoY to 10,305 tons in the same period.
Hot rolled steel imports under HS Code 7208 in Q1 2019 were totalled 29,418 tons, down by 25.8 pct YoY.
Cold rolled steel and coated steel imports under HS code headings 7209 and 7210 were amounted to 3,343 tons and 15,830 tons, declined by 22.5 pct and 27.3 pct, respectively in Q1 2019. Both on YoY basis.