Turkish crude steel output down 2.1% in Nov

Turkey produced 3.10 million tonnes of crude steel in November 2018, a 2.1% decrease compared with November 2017, according to the Turkish Steel Producers Association (TÇÜD).

In January-November 2018, crude steel production in the country was 34,429,000 tonnes, a 0.51% year-on-year rise compared with 34,256,000 tonnes produced in January-November 2017, TÇÜD said last week.

The country produced 11,540,000 tonnes of slab in January-November, up by 7.79% year on year from 10,706,000 tonnes in the corresponding period in 2017. Meanwhile, steel billet production was 22.889 million tonnes in the first 11 months of 2018, down by 2.8% from...


Serife Durmus

December 24, 2018

14:05 GMT