COMMENT: Turkey HDG export surge paves way for greater price transparency

With Turkey’s hot dipped galvanized coil (HDG) exports to Europe increasing in 2017, Metal Bulletin is planning to launch a weekly price assessment for the product in December.

Demand for Turkish coated coil, especially HDG, has increased dramatically this year, largely due to the European Commission‘s (EC) anti-dumping investigation into Chinese HDG, which began in December 2016.
Since the European probe began, Turkey has become an important supplier of HDG to Europe. Its other big export markets include the CIS, North Africa, and the United States.

The country exported 150,345...


Serife Durmus

November 13, 2017

12:22 GMT