TURKEY PIPE EXPORTS: Prices up despite soft demand

Turkish pipe export prices have strengthened in August with the support of higher price expectations from CIS and Chinese flat steel suppliers, even though demand is still subdued, sources said on Wednesday August 8.

Turkish steel pipe mills were heard offering EN10219-standard, grade-S235 tubes at around $650 per tonne fob, compared with the $630-640 per tonne heard in July. Metal Bulletin’s monthly export price assessment for EN10219-standard, grade-S235 tube, with 2mm wall thickness, was $630-645 per tonne fob on August 8, up from $620-630 per tonne...


Cem Turken

August 08, 2018

17:22 GMT