In June this year, Turkey’s total welded tube exports increased by 38.0% month-on-month to reach 201,678 tonnes and decreased by 11.0% year-on-year, according to data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK).
The value of these exports amounted to $205.06 million, an increase of 33.4% on a monthly basis, and a decrease of 25.9% compared to June 2022.
From January to June of this year, Turkey’s exports of welded tubes amounted to 924,204 tonnes, a decrease of 12.0%, while the value of these exports decreased by 23.2% to reach $940.49 billion, both compared to the same period in 2022.
In the specified period, Turkey’s largest welded tube export destination was Romania which imported 143,656 tonnes. In second place was Morocco, which topped the Arab countries importing welded tubes from Turkey with 124,614 tonnes, and the United Kingdom came in third place with 75,204 tonnes.