Strong demand pushes Turkish flat steel exports up by 44% in 2018

Turkey exported 5,995,470 tonnes of flat steel products in 2018, an increase of 43.51% compared with 2017’s 4,177,773 tonnes, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).

Strong demand for flat steel, especially in Europe and North Africa, was the main factor behind the increase in the country’s flat steel exports. In addition, local demand for steel in the Middle Eastern country was not strong in 2018, so producers targeted the...


Serife Durmus

February 04, 2019

16:32 GMT