Extra flat steel import tax could land Turkey with deficit, end users warn

Turkey's Flat Steel Users Platform and the Turkish Steel Pipe Manufacturers Assn (ÇEBID), have warned that increasing import taxes on flat steel could lead to a $9 billion trade deficit for the country.

Turkey started an anti-dumping investigation on hot rolled coil (HRC) imports from China, France, Japan, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine on January 28. The country already imposes 9% import duty...


Serife Durmus

June 22, 2015

16:36 GMT