Turkey’s rebar exports up 9.4 percent in 2018

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 15:46:42 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In December last year, Turkey's rebar exports amounted to 503,077 metric tons, down 13.2 percent compared to November and rising by 37 percent year on year, according to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). Meanwhile, the revenue generated by these exports totaled $250 million, rising by 30.9 percent compared to December 2017 and down 14.8 percent month on month.

Last year, Turkey's rebar exports amounted to 5.95 million mt, up 9.4 percent, while the value of these exports increased by 29.8 percent to $3.2 billion, both year on year.

In the given period, Turkey's largest rebar export destination was Yemen which received 779,935 metric tons, up 10.53 percent year on year. Yemen was followed by Israel with 747,811 metric tons and Singapore with 393,197 metric tons.
 
Turkey's top 10 rebar export destinations in 2018:

Country

Amount (mt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018

2017

Y-o-y change (%)

December 2018

December 2017

Y-o-y change (%)

Yemen

779.935

705.631

10.53

14.683

70.814

-79.27

Israel

747.811

697.727

7.18

72.851

72.083

1.07

Singapore

393.197

415.744

-5.42

40.773

42.553

-4.18

Hong Kong

358.829

273.325

31.28

92.472

-

-

Canada

307.802

219.078

40.50

-

16.067

-

USA

303.908

653.974

-53.53

-

49.061

 

Ethiopia

228.625

183.163

24.82

86.403

-

-

Romania

207.237

114.821

80.49

73.363

2.913

2418.47

Netherlands

194.344

121.382

60.11

57.557

20.186

185.13

Malaysia

181.088

106.637

69.82

83.205

1.781

4571.81

Turkey's main rebar export destinations on country basis in 2018 period are presented below:


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