Turkey’s PPGI exports up 27.1 percent in Jan-Aug

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 15:41:41 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

According to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), in August this year Turkey's pre-painted galvanized iron (PPGI) exports amounted to 17,495 mt, increasing by three percent month on month and up 45.3 percent year on year, while the revenue from these exports totaled $16.4 million, up 1.1 percent compared to July and increasing by 45.8 percent compared to the same month of 2017. 

During January-August period of the year, Turkey’s PPGI exports increased by 27.1 percent to 117,019 mt, while the revenue from these exports amounted to $115.2 million, up 35.9 percent, both year on year.

Greece was Turkey's leading PPGI export destination in the first eight months of the current year, with imports of 17,028 mt of PPGI from Turkey. In the given period, Greece was followed by the US and Bulgaria, whose PPGI imports from Turkey amounted to 11,656 mt and 11,604 mt respectively.

Turkey's main PPGI export destinations in the January-August period:

Country

Amount (mt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan-Aug 2018

Jan-Aug 2017

Y-o-y change (%)

August 2018

August 2017

Y-o-y change (%)

Greece

17,028

5,511

209

5,164

2,139

141.4

USA

11,656

6,425

81.4

44

1,079

-95.9

Bulgaria

11,604

13,389

-13.3

2,018

1,924

4.9

Romania

11,226

13,546

-17.1

1,374

1,883

-27.0

Egypt

6,669

1,604

315.8

840

389

115.9


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