ANTARA reported that Indonesia’s state owned steelmaker PT Krakatau Steel dispatched its first shipment of Hot Rolled Coil, Hot Rolled Plate and Hot Rolled Pickled and Oiled products to Malaysia. The shipment was sent from its Bandar Samudera Seaport in Cilegon in Banten Province in Indonesi. PT Krakatau Steel President Director Mr Silmy Karim said "The shipment of steel products in January this year has risen to 31,766 tonnes from 830 tonnes in January, 2020. This is a good start to improve our sales performance.”
Besides Malaysia, the company also plans to export its products to Australia, Italy and Spain
In 2020, Krakatau Steel recorded an export volume of 128,341 tonnes, or around 12 percent of its total sales volume, which stood at 1,603,732 tonnes. This year, the company has set a target of increasing its sales volume by up to 2,040,000 tonnes, 150 thousand tonnes of which are expected to be exported.