Turkey’s steel export volume up 9.4 percent in January-September

Friday, 01 November 2019 15:08:38 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

In the first nine months of the current year, Turkey's steel exports increased by 9.4 percent year on year to 16.5 million mt, while the value of these exports moved down by 2.3 percent year on year to $12.2 billion, according to the data released by the Turkish Steel Producers' Association (TCUD). 

In the given period, Turkey's long steel exports rose by 5.6 percent to 7.9 million mt, while its flat steel exports increased by six percent to 4.4 million mt, both on year-on-year basis. In the January-September period, the country’s semi-finished steel exports moved up by 117 percent to 1.1 million mt, year on year. 

In September this year, Turkey's steel exports decreased by 8.1 percent to 1.9 million mt, with a value of $1.3 billion, down 16 percent, both year on year.

In the given month, Turkey's flat steel exports decreased by 21.4 percent year on year to 403,000 mt, while its long steel product exports increased by 4.7 percent year on year to 961,000 mt. In the given month, the country’s semi-finished steel exports fell by 59.2 percent to 73,000 mt, year on year.

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