Turkey's flat steel import volumes down 2% in August

Turkey imported 660,760 tonnes of flat steel in August 2016, 1.70% less than the 672,175 tonnes imported in the corresponding month a year ago, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).

Hot rolled coil (HRC) made up 288,984 tonnes of the total, down by 25.44% compared with August 2015’s 387,596 tonnes. The country’s biggest suppliers were Russia, with 127,746 tonnes; India, with 42,867 tonnes; and Romania, which shipped 26,588 tonnes. Cold rolled coil (CRC) imports reached 66,956 tonnes, down...


Serife Durmus

October 03, 2016

15:52 GMT