However, end-user demand remained weak due to the Turkish lira losing value, and buyers preferred to book small quantities to avoid losses, sources said.
Hot rolled coil (HRC) producers in Turkey have been offering material at $560-580 per tonne ex-works for February 2018 production.
Deals were made at $550-560 per tonne ex-works for January 2018 production.
"The market is improving slightly, but it is not very strong," one market participant said.
"Demand in Turkey is weak. Buyers are buying small quantities. Prices are not falling because...