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In January–September, Ukraine consumed 3.83 million tons of rolled products

In January–September 2021, Ukraine ramped up domestic consumption of rolled products by 16.2% to 3.83 million tons y-o-y, according to Ukrmetallurgprom citing the V.S.K. Group.

The share of imports in the total volume of Ukraine’s rolled products market accounted for 21.9%, or 840 thousand tons. This is 5.2% down from the previous year.

The share of flat products in the total imports increased and exceeded the share of rolled sections, 56.8% and 41.3% respectively.

The main sources of Ukraine’s imports of rolled products were:

  • CIS — 35.2%;
  • EU — 21.1%;
  • Asia — 22.9%.

In 2020, Ukraine increased domestic consumption of rolled products by 4.4% to 4.7 million tons against 2019. The share of imports declined by 5.2% y-o-y.