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 2019, so producers targeted the export markets.
The European Commission (EC) imposed definitive safeguard duties on imports of 23 steel products
in February 2019.
The commission later set a limit of 30% of the overall total...