Turkey: Iron and non-ferrous metal exports reach $7.5B

Sector exports in November rise 10.5% to $776M, says head of industry group

The Turkish ferrous and non-ferrous metals sector exported $7.56 billion worth of products this January-November, said a trade group on Tuesday.

The sector’s share of Turkey’s total exports was 4.9%, making it the sixth-largest industry export branch, the Istanbul Ferrous, and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters’ Association said in a statement.

This January-November, the country to get the most sector exports was Germany with $880 million, followed by the US with $356 million.

Tahsin Oztiryaki, the group’s head, said sector exports in November rose 10.5% to $776 million.

“If there is no abnormality in our December exports, we will export more than the previous year on an annual basis. In 2021, we aim to realize exports of $9.5 billion, up 15%” he added.​​​

Anadolu Agency

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