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In July this year, Turkey’s steel exports decreased by 4.1 percent year on year to 1.3 million mt, while the value of these exports totaled $805 million, down 22.8 percent on year-on-year basis, according to the data released by the Turkish Steel Exporters’ Association (CIB). In the first seven months of this year, Turkey’s steel […]
Finished steel output in Turkey in the January-February period this year declined by 1.6 percent to 5.66 million mt, while finished steel consumption increased by 6.6 percent to 5 million mt, both year on year, according to a report released by the Turkish Iron and Steel Producers’ Association (TCUD). As stated in the report, in […]
Influenced by the situation in the Turkish economy in 2014, finished steel consumption in Turkey declined in the given year, thereby affecting the volume of domestic finished steel output, according to a report released by the Turkish Iron and Steel Producers’ Association (TCUD). As stated in the report, in 2014 Turkey’s finished steel output decreased […]
Rumors have continued to prevail in the market that China is about to remove its export tax rebate for boron-added steel products. Insiders have said that the official report on the removal of the export tax rebate in question was drafted some time ago, and that it has been taken into consideration again in recent […]
Iran was the biggest producer of crude steel in the Middle East in 2013, according to the World Steel Association’s latest press release.Iran produced 15.4 million tons of crude steel in 2013, 6.6 percent rise compared to 2012. This year, ıts been planning, 16.5 million tons of crude steel will be produced even there is […]
This certainly has been a difficult year for most industries and the steel sector is no exception. The first half of 2011 seemed to prove you right and I was about to eat my words, but the second half of the year unfortunately proved me right. I must admit that sometimes I hate to be right, but so be it. The economies in the US and in Europe positively buckled under the debt load and a lot of other economies have either stalled or are on the verge of doing so.