Turkish flat steel imports up 67.35% year on year in March

Turkey imported 781,869 tonnes of flat steel in March 2021, up by 67.35% from 467,201 tonnes in the corresponding month of 2020, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).

The country’s total flat steel imports in January-March 2021 jumped to 1,997,692 tonnes in the first three months of the year, an increase of 9.69% from the 1,821,147 tonnes imported in the corresponding period of 2020, TUIK said.

The reason for the sharp increase of imported volumes in March was strong demand for...


Serife Durmus

May 03, 2021

15:36 GMT