TURKEY LONG STEEL, BILLET EXPORTS: Mills push prices up further despite customer resistance

Turkish producers of steel billet, rebar and wire rod continued to increase prices for foreign customers following the uptrend in imported scrap values - despite customers appearing unwilling to accept any rises.

However, there was little demand from customers for the higher prices and no significant bookings have been heard over the past week, sources said on Thursday January 31. Export billet offers from Turkey were reported at $440-445 per tonne fob up from $420-425...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

February 01, 2019

10:07 GMT