Steel exports in Ukraine increased by 5.3%

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Steel exports in Ukraine increased by 5.3%

January-April 2021 became a period of increasing rolled metal by 6.39 million tons in Ukraine.

According to Ukrmetallurgprom, in the period from January to April 2021, metallurgy production in Ukraine increased by 6.39 million tons of rolled metal, which is 7.02% more, compared to the same period last year.

About 5.32 million tons of the total volume of rolled metal products, 83.2%, were exported. For 5 months of 2020, the share of exports amounted to 84.5%. In 2021, the export indicators of metal products in comparison with 2020 increased by 5.31%.

For 4 months of 2021, the capacity of the domestic rolled metal market increased by 7.79% as compared to January-April 2020, and at the same time, the share of the import component decreased by 5.79%.

At the beginning of 2021, there was a noticeable excess of flat products over long products in the import structure (54.10% and 43.33%). It should be noted that for the period of 2020, the situation was completely different: long products dominated over flat products.

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