TURKEY COATED FLAT STEEL: Prices decrease, demand limited after elections

Prices for coated-steel products in Turkey decreased in the seven days to Friday April 5, with demand weak in both the domestic and export markets.

Demand was weak in March because of market uncertainty ahead of the mayoral elections held across the country on March 31, sources told Fastmarkets. Unofficially, the Justice & Development Party (AKP) - the party of national government - won the majority of the mayoral votes, but the country's principal cities, including Ankara, Istanbul, Adana and Antalya are all thought to have elected mayors from the main...


Serife Durmus

April 05, 2019

15:12 GMT