Strong demand pushes Turkish flat steel exports up 139% in Nov 2018

Turkey’s flat steel export volumes rose by 139.17% year on year in November, according to the latest data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).

The reason for the increase in export volumes was strong overseas demand, especially in Europe, as well as weak domestic demand in Turkey, market participants told Fastmarkets. Additionally, export prices for Turkish flat steel products were highly competitive in the overseas markets. In September 2018, Fastmarkets MB’s average price for Turkish domestic hot-rolled coil...


Serife Durmus

January 03, 2019

13:45 GMT