TCUD: Turkey’s scrap import volume rises by 0.4 percent in Jan-Nov

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:16:48 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

In the January-November period of last year, Turkey's scrap import volume rose by 0.4 percent on year-on-year basis to 19 million mt, while these imports were valued at $6.6 billion with a 20 percent increase compared to the same period of 2017, according to the Turkish Steel Producers' Association (TCUD).

In the first 11 months of last year, Turkey's scrap imports from EU countries decreased by 2.6 percent to 11.5 million mt, its scrap imports from the US rose by 3.2 percent to 3.4 million mt, while scrap imports from CIS countries amounted to 2.5 million mt, up 2.7 percent, all on year-on-year basis.

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