|Rebar and wire rod imports drop in H1 2019
|Lebanon - 2019 August 26
According to Lebanese Customs statistics, rebar imports in the first half of 2019 were amounted to 221,272 tons, down by 27 pct when compared to same period last year.
Wire rod imports decreased significantly by 52.76 pct YoY to 19,749 tons in H1 2019.
Hot rolled steel and cold rolled steel imports under HS Code 7208 and 7209 were totalled 63,220 tons and 7,674 tons, up by 2.28 pct and 29.37 pct respectively in H1 2019. Both on YoY basis.
Coated steel imports under HS code heading 7210 declined by 22 pct to 33,791 tons.