Turkish flat steel imports down by almost 50% in April vs last year

Turkey imported 385,470 tonnes of flat steel in April 2020, down by 49.5% from the corresponding month in 2019, when 762,477 tonnes arrived in the country, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜIK).

The principal suppliers of hot-rolled flat steel to Turkey in April were Russia, which shipped 41,398 tonnes, followed by France with 33,805 tonnes and Ukraine with 26,592 tonnes.
Russia shipped the most coil-rolled coil to Turkey in April totaling 11,146 tonnes, while shipments from South Korea came to 8,802 tonnes.
For coated coil, Turkey imported 20,358 tonnes from South Korea in April, while 8,572 tonnes came from Belgium.

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Published

Serife Durmus

June 01, 2020

12:17 GMT

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