Turkey Analyses

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Global View on HRC: Pricing positive globally in absence of China

Turkish HRC market awaits positive return by China

Turkey’s plate prices remain high amid better demand, persisting lack of supply

HRC prices remain strong in EU market, more hikes targeted

Local Turkish flat steel spot prices remain stable

Turkish retail flat segment stable, traders evaluate market situation

Uptrend in Turkey’s local and import HRC segments continues, but trade fades somewhat

Turkish retail flats prices still move up despite weak demand

Plate prices in Turkey up $20-50/mt amid better market activity

Turkey’s coated and CRC prices rise further amid positive sentiment

HRC prices in Turkey surge further

Asian slab suppliers await demand from Latin America and Europe, other outlets slow

Global View on HRC: Uptrend and optimistic mood continue for now in most regions

Local and import HRC prices rise in Turkey, China again sells heavily

Turkish retail flats prices continue to rise, demand stagnant

Higher coated and CR prices in Turkey supported by livelier sales, better sentiment

Plate finally rebounds in Turkey amid costlier HRC, decent demand

Turkish retail flats prices rise again amid slightly better demand

Turkey shows interest in HRC imports, while local prices continue climbing

Flats prices firm in Turkey despite insufficient demand

Turkish retail flats prices increase, business activities still weak

Plate prices move in diverse directions in Turkey, market allocation shrinks

Turkish retail flats prices still increasing while demand remains poor

All flats prices increase in Turkey as mood improves temporarily due to China

Import HRC and slab currently in demand in Turkey

Global View on HRC: Pricing positive globally, China sees sharpest rise

Turkish retail flats prices rise further due to HRC upswing

Turkey’s local and import HRC prices continue to rebound

Mood becomes positive in Turkey’s coated and CR markets as demand improves

Global View on HRC: Asian sellers retain global presence, mood still upbeat

Import and local plate prices in Turkey fall further amid tough competition

Retail flats prices rise in Turkey in line with ex-mill prices, demand still poor

Suppliers target price rise in Turkish HRC market, ex-Asia prices still most attractive

Russia remains most aggressive steel slab offers and sales to Turkey  

Turkish flats retailers cut prices, low demand still the main issue

Asia still active in HRC offers to Turkey, pricing less aggressive

Global View on HRC: Ex-Asia suppliers still aggressive globally despite rebound in China

Turkish flats retailers still squeezed by high stocks and weak demand

Plate suppliers in Turkey become more aggressive to get orders  

Import HRC prices weaken in Turkey as cautious optimism fades

Turkish retail flat steel prices trend down, outlook bearish

Flats prices in Turkey finally pulled down by low demand, aggressive imports

Steel plate prices keep sliding in Turkey in negative market

Competitive import HRC prices result in deals in Turkey, followed by ex-China rebound 

Turkish retail flat steel prices decline due to a lack of demand

Turkey gets discounts in new deals for ex-Asia HRC

Local Turkish HRS prices fall amid negative market conditions

Competitive import HRC offers pull down domestic prices in Turkey

Import plate prices down again in Turkey amid tough competition, low demand

Lower ex-Asia HRC offers accepted in Turkey, put further pressure on local prices

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