Turkish HRC import volume down 7.4 percent in January-August

Thursday, 11 October 2018 09:40:31 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In August this year, Turkey's total hot rolled coil (HRC) imports decreased by 38 percent year on year to 200,821 metric tons, down 16.5 percent compared to July, according to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK). These imports had a value of $121.2 million, falling by 18 percent month on month and down 22.3 percent year on year.

In the first eight months of the current year, Turkey's HRC imports amounted to 2.54 million mt, down 7.4 percent, while the value of these imports increased by 12.66 percent to $1.53 billion, both year on year.

In the given period, Russia ranked first among Turkey's HRC import sources, with its HRC exports to Turkey amounting to 1,148,264 mt, down 26.06 percent year on year, followed by Ukraine which shipped 358,977 mt of HRC to Turkey in the given period.
 
Turkey's top HRC import sources in the January-August period are as follows:

Country

Amount (mt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan-Aug

2018

Jan-Aug

2017

Y-o-y change (%)

August 2018

August 2017

Y-o-y change (%)

Russia

1,148,264

1,552,998

-26.06

84,525

78,391

7.82

Ukraine

358,977

175,738

104.27

33,093

26,528

24.75

France

221,050

279,950

-21.04

18,372

43,279

-57.55

Brazil

145,246

192,442

-24.52

28,782

48,143

-40.22

Netherlands

114,010

17,911

536.54

10,531

10,412

1.14

Germany

111,309

46,420

139.79

15,025

26,665

-43.65

Spain

70,805

40,395

75.28

1,364

2,332

-41.51

Turkey's main HRC import sources in the January-August period are as follows:


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