TURKEY STEEL BILLET: Domestic, export demand improve but imports still weak

Turkish billet prices have continued to rise due to improved demand in the export and domestic markets in addition to the latest growth in imported scrap costs, sources said on Thursday March 14.

Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for domestic billet was $460-470 per tonne ex-works on March 14, up from the $450-460 per tonne of last week. Long steel producer Kardemir opened its local billet sales on March 11 at a base price...


Cem Turken

March 14, 2019

15:48 GMT