Rebar imports drop almost 37 pct in Jan-Aug 2019 YoY; HRC imports up
Lebanon - 2019 October 22

According to Lebanese Customs statistics, rebar imports in the first eight months of 2019 were amounted to 279,849 tons, down by 36.8 pct when compared to same period last year.

Wire rod imports decreased significantly by 61.5 pct YoY to 25,476 tons in Jan-Aug 2019.

Hot Rolled steel imports under HS code heading 7208 increased by 7.2 pct YoY to 87,171 tons.

Cold rolled steel imports under HS Code 7209 were totalled 9,147 tons down slightly by 1.9 pct YoY.

Coated steel imports under HS code heading 7210 declined by 15.9 pct to 42,933 tons.



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