Exports grew by 14.6% in 2M
According to the customs statistics, in February 2021, the volume of Ukraine’s pipes exports grew 2.1 times to 63.9 thousand tons compared to the same period of the previous year. Export revenues increased by 72.2% to $71.5 million.
In 2M 2021, Ukraine’s exports of pipes in physical terms increased by 14.6% to 70.3 thousand tons y-o-y, and revenues from pipes exports grew by 0.5% to $79.4 million.
In the same period, the share of seamless pipes in Ukraine’s exports was the largest, 45.5 thousand tons worth $61 million. In addition, revenues from exports of other pipes and tubes amounted to $16.8 million.
The main export markets for Ukrainian-made seamless pipes were Germany, Italy and Turkey. Italy bought around a half of other pipes and tubes with a diameter of up to 406.9 mm.
As reported earlier, in 2020, Ukraine’s pipes export revenues decreased by 22% to $521.9 million against 2019. In physical terms, exports dropped by 22.8% to 473.1 thousand tons.
The main producers of pipes in Ukraine are Interpipe NIKO TUBE LLC, Interpipe NTRP, DMZ Kominmet, Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol, Interpipe NMPP, Trubostal, Centravis, Dnipropetrovsk Pipe Plant and Slavsant.