Turkey's CRC imports down 25.9 percent in January

Monday, 18 March 2019 12:12:43 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In January this year, Turkey's cold rolled coil (CRC) imports increased by 37.2 percent month on month to 43,778 mt, down 25.9 percent year on year, according to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). The value of these imports was $31.6 million, rising by 58.2 percent compared to December and down 18.6 percent year on year.

In January, Russia ranked first among Turkey's CRC import sources, supplying 21,028 mt, up 13.32 percent year on year. Meanwhile, in the given period, Turkey's CRC imports from Japan totaled 9,876 mt.

Turkey's main CRC import sources in January are as follows: 

Country

Amount (mt)

 

 

 

January 2019

January 2018

Y-o-y change (%)

Russia

21,028

18,556

13.32

Japan

9,876

-

-

Romania

4,181

6,050

-30.89

Netherlands

2,321

2,519

-7.86

Belgium

1,990

10,161

-80.42

China

1,898

113

-

Turkey's CRC import sources in January this year can be seen in the graph below:


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