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Turkey’s HRC imports up 2.4 percent in January-July

Monday, 18 September 2023 12:02:08 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In July this year, Turkey’s hot rolled coil (HRC) imports amounted to 310,817 metric tons, down by 27.8 percent compared to the previous month and by 34.3 percent year on year, according to the preliminary data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). Meanwhile, the revenue of these imports totaled $234.10 million, declining by 27.4 percent compared to June and by 46.7 percent year on year.

Meanwhile, in the January-July period of this year, Turkey’s HRC imports amounted to 2.71 million mt, up by 2.4 percent compared to the same period of last year, while the revenue of these imports totaled $1.87 billion, decreasing by 21.8 percent year on year.

Turkey’s top HRC import sources in the first seven months of this year are as follows:

Country

Amount (mt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

January-July 2023

January-July 2022

Change (%)

July 2023

July 2022

Change (%)

China

1,062,364

416,198

+155.3

189,997

235,673

-19.4

Russia

479,894

564,421

-15.0

8,755

126,606

-93.1

Japan

320,698

198,374

+61.7

24,520

29,833

-17.8

Taiwan

155,148

-

-

2,494

-

-

South Korea

153,403

51,783

+196.2

12,198

11,926

+2.3

Egypt

134,321

-

-

47,319

-

-

Indonesia

98,276

11,196

777.8

-

-

-

France

74,039

156,682

-52.7

14,147

12,153

+16.4

Vietnam

49,993

-

-

-

-

-

UK

48,342

124,100

-61.0

665

877

-24.2

Turkey’s main HRC import sources in the January-July period are as follows:


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