Turkey discloses 10M2020 data on steel export abroad

Türkiye Materials 12 November 2020 15:41 (UTC +04:00)
Turkey discloses 10M2020 data on steel export abroad

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov.12


Steel exports from Turkey to world markets decreased by 13.8 percent from January through October 2020, compared to the same period of 2019, amounting to $10.1 billion, the Turkish Trade Ministry told Trend.

The ministry said that Turkey’s steel exports made up 4.4 percent of the country's total exports over the reporting period.

In October 2020, Turkey exported the steel to international markets in the amount of over $1.1 billion, which is also 4.4 percent less compared to October 2019, the ministry noted.

At the same time, Turkey’s steel exports in the same month of 2020 accounted for 6.4 percent of the country's overall exports.

Over the past 12 months (from October 2019 through October 2020), Turkey exported the steel worth almost $12.2 billion to foreign markets.