In 2021, due to China more attention to meet the domestic market demand rather than the export market, Turkish and China’s trade route has emerged, China is originally one of Turkey’s semi-finished steel suppliers, this year has become the largest billet export market in Turkey this year. one. Turkey imported from China is 1.47 million tons and 1.07 million tons respectively in 2015 and 2016, but since then, it gradually declined this year to zero this year. In eight months ago, 2021, Turkey’s exports of China reached approximately 100,000 tons, making China a third-largest semi-finished market in Turkey. In August this year, China even became the largest billet export market in Turkish steel mill, with export volume of 53,500 tons. Morocco is the largest semi-finished export destination within 8 months in Turkey. The export volume is 154,5050 tons, down 31% year-on-year, and the total export of Peru is 124,200 tons, a year-on-year increase of four times. From January to August, Turkish steel mills reached 57,000 square blanks of Tunisia, while the total export of Guatemala was 50,700 tons. The main destinations of other semi-finished products exports in Turkey from January to August: China Taiwan (45,000 tons), Dominican Republic (24,000 tons), France (23,800 tons), Germany (23,100 tons) and Belgium (20100 tons).
According to the US Department of Commerce (USDOC), the United States imported approximately 432,000 tons of slabs in August, which decreased by 30.5% from the previous month, an increase of 465.3%.Among them, the import of imports from Brazil is the largest, with approximately 206,100 tons, while approximately 3371 million tons in July, which is 0 last year.Other imported sources include Russia (approximately 114,800 tons), Mexico (approximately 88,100 tons) and Canada (approximately 23,000 tons).During this period, the total imports were approximately $ 518 million, while the July was about $ 400 million, a $ 29.8 million in August last year.