Turkish Steel Production / Consumption & Hot Dip Galvanized Evaluation (2004)

Turkish Coated Steel Production and Consumption

  • Industrial activities started in year 1930ís
  • 3 integrated steel mills opened in years 1937, 1965 and 1975
  • First private EAF in year 1970ís
  • Surge in Private EAF after 1980ís
  • In 2003 total 18.3 million tons of crude steel production
  • Ranks as the 13 th in the global steel output.

Steel production / consumption in Turkey - 2004

Estimated flat steel consumption in Turkey

A comparison of the steel consumption in Turkey and EU reveals strong growth potential especially in downstream products like HDG (Hot Dip Galvanized)


Turkish Coated Steel Production and Consumption