According to data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).In April this year, Türkiye’s cold rolled steel coils (CRC) imports increased by 37.9% compared to April 2022. However, it decreased by 10.9% compared to last March, reaching 66,359 tonnes.
The value of these imports amounted to $51.52 million, a decrease of 9.8% compared to March and a decrease of 2.7% compared to April 2022.
Meanwhile, from January to April this year, Türkiye’s cold rolled steel coil (CRC) imports amounted to 267,285 tonnes, up 26.8% over the same period last year, while the total revenue generated by these imports reached 204.16 million dollars, a decrease of 7% compared to the same period in 2022.
In the first four months of this year, South Korea ranked first among sources with a volume of 120,614 tonnes, an increase of 367.2% year-on-year, Russia with a volume of 73,239 tonnes, ranked second, China with a volume of 16,790 tonnes, ranked third, and Egypt ranked ninth with a volume of 3,642 tonnes.