Then come the summer holidays, with June and July usually slow months in terms of demand in the country, and with falling prices expected to keep buyers on the sidelines.
However, the country’s flat steel production and consumption did increase in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Turkish Steel Producers Assn (TÇÜD)
Turkey’s flat steel end-product consumption amounted to 4.31 million tonnes in January-March 2017, a 2.60% year-on-year increase.
Flat steel end-product output reached 3.30 million tonnes, up 30% year-on-year
Hot rolled coil, cold rolled coil