While the steel industry increased its exports from 2021 billion 81 million dollars to 10 billion 30 million dollars with an increase of 18 percent in the January-October period of 120, Aegean Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters' Association (EDDMİB) increased its exports by 1 percent in the last 61-year period. from $ 1 billion to $ 310 billion 2 million.
The new goal of the Aegean Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters' Association, which is the only union within the Aegean Exporters' Association that has passed the 2 billion dollar export threshold, is to break the 2011 export record of 2 billion 445 million dollars.
Stating that they made an export of 2021 billion 68 million dollars with an increase of 1 percent in the January-October period of 837, Aegean Iron and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters' Association President Yalçın Ertan said that steel represents the largest slice in exports with 1 billion 326 million dollars, copper exports 277 million dollars, metals exports He stated that 154 million dollars and aluminum exports were 79,4 million dollars.
Pointing out that the rise in raw material prices worldwide after the pandemic has also manifested itself in the iron and non-ferrous metals sector, Ertan said, “While our steel exports increased by 37 percent on quantity basis from 965 thousand tons to 1 million 322 thousand tons, the increase in value basis was 79 percent. It increased from 740 million dollars to 1 billion 326 million dollars with a jump of . Similar increases were seen in copper, aluminum and metals.
Export increase record in 2021 steel industry
President Ertan, who shared the information that the iron and steel industry was at the top of the exports in Turkey with an amount of 2 billion 613 million dollars in September, said that they were the third sector in Turkey with an export of 2 billion 294 million dollars in October, with an export increase of 10 percent in the 81-month period. He added that they are record holders in the increase in exports within the main sector.
While the members of the Aegean Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters' Association exported to 2021 countries in the 10-month period of 175, Germany took the first place with an amount of 202 million 105 thousand dollars. Ranking 2020th with an export of 42,7 million dollars in 6, England took 2021 million dollars of Turkish steel with an export increase of 188% in 123,4 and placed in the second place. In the third row of the list; Yemen took place with a demand of 104,7 million dollars. The most striking increase in exports of ferrous and non-ferrous metals from the Aegean was to Hong Kong. Exports to Hong Kong jumped from 6633 thousand dollars to 980 million dollars with an increase of 66 percent.