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Turkey’s billet imports up 100 percent in January-August, including Arab countries

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Turkey’s billet imports up 100 percent in January-August, including Arab countries

 

In the January-August period of this year, Turkey’s billet import volume amounted to 2.15 million mt, increasing by 100%, while the value of these imports increased by 203% to $1.38 billion, both year on year.

 

In the given period, Turkey imported 1.31 million mt of billet and bloom from Russia, up 101.32% year on year, with Russia ranking as Turkey’s leading billet and bloom import source, ahead of Ukraine which supplied 259,493 mt in the given period.

 

Among the billet exporting countries from the Arab countries, Algeria with an export volume of 184,676 mt was in the third rank, followed by Qatar with a volume of 97,019 mt in the fourth rank, then the Sultanate of Oman with a volume of 92,319 mt in the fifth rank.

 

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