Turkey’s rebar exports decrease 10.1 percent in Jan-Feb

Thursday, 11 April 2019 17:43:41 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In February this year, Turkey's rebar exports amounted to 362,658 metric tons, down 33.7 percent compared to January and decreasing by 21.8 percent year on year, according to the preliminary data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). Meanwhile, the revenue generated by these exports totaled $166.07 million, falling by 36 percent compared to January and down 35.3 percent year on year.

Meanwhile, in the first two months of this year, Turkey's rebar exports amounted to 909,317 metric tons, down 10.1 percent year on year, while the revenue generated by these exports totaled $425.57 million, falling by 22.2 percent compared

In the given period, Turkey's largest rebar export destination was Yemen which received 235,659 metric tons, up 21.82 percent year on year. Yemen was followed by Israel with 137,094 metric tons and the UK with 59,757 metric tons.

Turkey's top 10 rebar export destinations in January-February 2019:

Country

Amount (mt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

January-February 2019

January-February 2018

Y-o-y change (%)

February 2019

February 2018

Y-o-y change (%)

Yemen

235,659

193,450

21.82

85,352

107,414

-20.54

Israel

137,094

120,461

13.81

86,805

63,116

37.23

UK

59,757

29,423

103.10

-

12,000

-

Singapore

56,143

16,666

236.87

56,143

-

-

Ireland

32,714

19,650

66.48

-

7,043

-

Ethiopia

30,841

34,096

-9.55

13,739

25,195

-45.47

Djibouti

25,565

14,926

71.28

9,873

10,126

-2,50

Chile

23,702

8,424

181.36

9,816

-

-

Netherlands

23,604

47,717

-50.53

-

23,671

-

Romania

20,890

15,489

34.87

-

5,000

-

Turkey's main rebar export destinations on country basis in the first two months of this year are presented below:


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