Turkish scrap metal industry
China which is one of the largest consumers of all kinds of metals in the world is not the biggest scrap importer in the world. Turkey is the largest scrap metal importer in the world.
US, Germany, Britain, Russia etc are sending the biggest volumes of their recycled scrap metals to Turkey.
After Turkey, South Korea is the second largest scrap metal importer in the world.
India is the third largest scrap metal importer in the world.
According to report 30 percent of US scrap exports went to Turkey, while Britain sent 32 percent, Russia 47 percent, Netherlands 30 percent, Belgium 37 percent and Germany 7 percent of exports to Turkey.