Turkey’s steel exports reach $11 billion
Turkey’s steel exports rose 12.5 percent year-onyear to reach 11.4 m ll on tonnes n the f rst n ne months of the year, the Turk sh Steel Exporters’ Assoc at on (CIB) sa d on October 3. Earn ngs rose to $11 b ll on between January and September, up 34 percent compared to the same per od last year. In September, Turkey exported two m ll on tonnes of steel, almost double compared to the same month last year. Turkey’s steel exports soared to $1.4 b ll on last month, up 94.9 percent from September 2017. Adnan Aslan, the head of CIB, sa d structural steel exports were the ma n export product. “Construct on steel exports rose 2.9 percent to 4.24 m ll on tonnes. And ts value also ncreased to $2.34 b ll on, up 31 percent,” Aslan sa d.