Turkey’s billet imports down 32.8% in H1 2022

In the first half of this year, Turkey’s billet import volume amounted to 1.19 million mt, decreasing by 32.8 %, while the value of these imports decreased by 14.8 % to $888.66 million, both year on year.

In the given period, Turkey imported 732,147 mt of billet and bloom from Russia, down 29.01 % year on year, with Russia ranking as Turkey’s leading billet and bloom import source, ahead of Oman which supplied 92,537 mt and Algeria came fourth with 57,694 mt.

While Turkey’s imports of billet and slabs in June of this year increased by 30.3% month on month to 330,261 mt, up by 134.2 % year on year.

The value of these imports totaled $242.06 million, up 20.0 % month on month and up 151.0 % year on year.

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