Ukraine consumed 5.12 million tons of rolled products over the year
In 2021, Ukraine increased domestic consumption of rolled products by 4.14% to 5.12 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 22.6%, or 1.16 million tons, 2.35% down from the previous year.
The share of flat products in the total imports increased and exceeded the share of rolled sections, 54.2% and 42.5% respectively.
The major sources of Ukraine’s imports of rolled products were:
- CIS — 35.3%,
- EU — 22.1%,
- Asia — 21.9%.
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.