Turkish crude steel output down by 26% in May

Turkey produced 2.30 million tonnes of crude steel in May 2020, a 25.90% decrease year-on-year, the Turkish Steel Producers’ Association (TCUD) said on Wednesday July 1.

The country produced 13.5 million tonnes of crude steel in January-May 2020, a 5.6% decline year-on-year, TCUD added.

Steel end-product consumption was 1.8 million tonnes in May alone, a 14.10% decrease year-on-year. But in January-May,...


Serife Durmus

July 01, 2020

15:45 GMT