Turkish flat steel export volumes expected to keep growing

Turkish flat steel producers are enjoying strong demand for flat steel materials, mainly hot-rolled coil (HRC), and export demand is expected to remain strong, sources told Metal Bulletin on Wednesday July 25.

Demand for Turkish HRC is particularly strong in Southern Europe, even though the European Commission set preliminary safeguard measures on imports of 23 steel products on July 18.

The provisional measures will take the form of a Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for each of the 23 categories of product. Tariffs of 25% will only be imposed once volumes exceed the average of imports...


Serife Durmus

July 25, 2018

13:53 GMT