Turkish January-September crude steel output down 10%

Turkey produced 25.286 million tonnes of crude steel in January-September 2019, down by 10.09% from 28.125 million tonnes in the corresponding nine-month period of last year, the Turkish Steel Producers Association (TÇÜD) said this week.

The drop in output was largely attributed to subdued end-user demand and weakening export markets for Turkish steel.

The European Commission (EC) imposed definitive safeguard duties on imports of a range of steel products on February 1. The Commission then adjusted the measures on September 30. The adjustments included a limit of 30% of...


Serife Durmus

October 23, 2019

15:07 GMT