TURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Exports strong but domestic prices dip on sluggish demand

Some coated flat steel prices in Turkey have decreased over the past week, with demand remaining sluggish in the local market but strong in the export markets, sources told Metal Bulletin on Friday February 2.

Demand was weak because buyers expect prices to fall, and the weak demand in the hot-rolled coil (HRC) market has had a knock-on effect in the coated coil market. Domestic prices In Northern Turkey, 0.50mm gauge hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG) was on offer at...


Serife Durmus

February 02, 2018

17:45 GMT