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Turkish steel scrap imports in 4months up by 5pct YoY

According to the data provided by the Turkish Statistical Institute, in the first 4 months of this year Turkey's steel scrap imports rose 5.21% YoY reaching 6.23 million tonnes.

The data showed that, in the given period, the average import price of Turkey's steel scrap stood at USD 450 per tonne.

In January to April, the US was Turkey's top scrap import source with 1.29 million tonnes while Romania followed the US with its scrap exports to Turkey reaching 806,976 tonnes.

In the given period, the UK exported 595,703 tonnes of steel scrap to Turkey, Russia exported 553,984 tonnes and Belgium exported 445,386 tonnes to Turkey while Turkey imported 443,742 tonnes of steel scrap from the Netherlands, 351,443 tonnes from Germany and 226,756 tonnes from Bulgaria.

Sourced from SteelOrbis

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