In July this year, Turkey’s total longitudinally welded tube and profile exports decreased by 42.8 % to 122,405 metric tons compared to June and were up 35.1 % year on year, according to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).
These exports had a value of $151.17 million, down 40.1 % month on month, while increasing by 49.4 % compared to June 2021.
In the January-July period this year, Turkey’s longitudinally welded tube and profile exports amounted to 1.1 million mt, up 9.4 % , while the value of these exports increased by 41.3% to $1.24 billion, both compared to the same period of 2021.
In the given period, Turkey’s largest longitudinally welded tube and profile export destination was Romania which received 162,919 metric tons, up 5.3 % year on year.
Romania was followed by the US with 116,628 metric tons and the UK with 106,295 metric tons.
Egypt and Iraq came in fourth and sixth place with 89,538 metric tons and 70,788 metric tons, respectively.