TURKEY STEEL PIPE EXPORTS: Prices hit bottom, but demand from Europe expected

Turkish pipe export prices have continued to fall with weak demand and lower costs for pipemaking raw materials, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday January 9.

Steel pipe mills reduced their offers for EN10219-standard, grade-S235 tube, with 2mm wall thickness, to $570-580 per tonne fob from the $590-600 per tonne heard last month.
Fastmarkets’ monthly export price assessment for tube of this grade fell to $570-580 per tonne fob on January 9, down from $590-600 per tonne in December.

The market was generally quiet but was...


Cem Turken

January 09, 2019

18:03 GMT