South African scrap export ban to be extended?22 November 2023 – The South African DTIC, which is responsible for the scrap export ban that currently runs until December 2023, appears to have been asked by several parties to extend it further. This has been strongly criticised by the umbrella organisation of the metal processing industry in South Africa. And the order books of Taiwanese steel manufacturers are said to be well filled by the end of January 2024. Source