Turkey's CRC imports down 12.6 percent in January-November

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 16:13:29 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In November last year, Turkey's cold rolled coil (CRC) imports decreased by 26.8 percent month on month to 43,820 mt, down 43.9 percent year on year, according to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). The value of these imports was $31.88 million, falling by 19 percent compared to October and down 35.8 percent year on year.

In the first 11 months of last year, Turkey's CRC imports amounted to 740,250 mt, down 12.6 percent, while the value of these imports increased by 1.6 percent to $495.7 million, both year on year.

In the given period, Russia ranked first among Turkey's CRC import sources, supplying 359,423 mt, down 2.47 percent year on year. Meanwhile, in the given period, Turkey's CRC imports from China totaled 96,715 mt.

Turkey's main CRC import sources in the January-November period are as follows: 

Country

Amount (mt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan-Nov 2018

Jan-Nov

2017

Y-o-y change (%)

November 2018

November 2017

Y-o-y change (%)

Russia

359,423

368,543

-2.47

21,708

25,471

-14.77

China

96,715

23,529

311.05

2,147

-

-

Romania

64,210

91,298

-29.67

3,667

10,593

-65.38

Belgium

49,228

90,913

-45.85

1,329

8,126

-83.65

Ukraine

44,057

112,657

-60.89

-

14,991

-

Turkey's CRC import sources in the January-November period can be seen in the graph below:


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