Highlights Minerals and Metallurgy Turkey
With the positive developments in economy in general, the iron and steel sector has shown an increase in both exports and domestic demand.
Iron and steel long products with an export value of US$ 7.1 billion were the largest product group in sector exports. Flat products with an export value of US$ 1.8 billion were one of the largest product groups.
Iron and steel pipes exports also ranked high with a value of US$ 1.6 billion in 2015. The other important iron and steel products in exports were steel billets (US$ 1.5 billion) and structural steel and parts (US$ 1.1 million).
Among the markets that Turkish steel products are exported, the EU and Middle East the primary export markets.