Turkey increases HRC duty for re-rollers; tube, pipe producers get duty discount

Turkey increased the hot-rolled coil (HRC) import duty to 6% for re-rollers from 3.5% previously, effective from January 1, 2019.

The country will impose the import duty on HRC imports from re-rollers as well as tube and pipe producers. Tube and pipe producers were previously exempt from the duty discount until January 1. The import duty for Turkish HRC imports was 9% until January 1, 2018 and re-rollers paid 5%, while tube and pipe producers were subject to 9% duty. On January 1, 2018, the HRC import duty remained at 9% but re-rollers were subject to only 3.5% duty. Tube...


Serife Durmus

January 07, 2019

16:10 GMT