Ukraine this year has increased iron exports by 45%

24.10.2018

In January-August 2018, exports of Ukrainian iron amounted to 2.11 million tons, which is 45% more than the same period last year.


This is reported by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

For 8 months of this year, the export of pig iron amounted to 2.11 million tons (at 737.285 million dollars). Over the corresponding period last year, exports of these products amounted to 1.45 million tons ($ 447.57 million).

At the same time, in January-August, 0.997 thousand tons of pig-iron were imported to Ukraine (by 569.4 thousand dollars), for the same period last year, the import of pig-iron was 1.53 thousand tons (by 768 thousand dollars).

About 59% of total exports of Ukrainian iron this year were sent to the United States. At the same time, almost 93% of imported pig iron originates from the Russian Federation.

In January-August 2018, Ukraine exported 4.431 million tons of steel semi-finished products (by $ 2.12 billion). Over the corresponding period last year, exports of these products amounted to 3.83 million tons (by 1.451 billion dollars).

For eight months, 28.565 thousand tons of steel semi-finished products were imported to Ukraine (by $ 17.335 million), for the same period last year imports of steel semi-finished products amounted to 7.362 thousand tons (by 3.968 million dollars).

Almost 45% of the total export of Ukrainian steel semi-finished products this year was sent to the countries of Western Europe. At the same time, about 98% of imported steel semi-finished products originate from the Russian Federation.

In January-August 2018, exports of Ukrainian iron ore raw materials (iron ore) amounted to 24.7 million tons ($ 1.88 billion). Over the corresponding period last year, exports of these products amounted to 25.78 million tons ($ 1.744 billion).

For eight months, 9.09 thousand tons of iron ore were imported to Ukraine (by 630.9 thousand dollars), for the same period last year, imports of iron ore raw materials amounted to 204.889 thousand tons (by 21.8 million dollars).

Almost 69% of the total iron ore export was sent this year to the countries of Western Europe. At the same time, about 99% of imported iron ore originates from the Russian Federation.

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