Turkish flat steel imports up by 114.02% in April 2021

Turkey imported 824,991 tonnes of flat steel in April 2021, up by 114.02% from the corresponding month in 2020, when 385,470 tonnes arrived in the country, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜIK).

The sharp year-on-year increase in imports was due to bookings made in February when rising steel prices led to strong demand for steel, Turkish sources said.

In addition, Turkey’s flat steel imports had decreased sharply in April 2020, so, the imported tonnage in April 2021 is only...


Serife Durmus

June 01, 2021

07:35 GMT