Turkish scrap imports hit by steel in 2013

Dec 31, 2013 | 10:07 AM | Cem Turken

Tags  scrap imports, Turkish imports, steel demand, ferrous scrap, Cen Turken

BURSA, Turkey — The Turkish scrap market was hit in 2013 by weak demand in its export markets for finished steel, increasing Chinese production and anti-dumping cases.

Weak demand in Turkey’s export markets caused a reduction in finished steel output, which consequently lowered scrap imports. Demand for steel in Turkey’s export markets was curtailed by anti-dumping cases against Turkish exports and political instability across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.....

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