In the four months, export revenue decreased by 3.4%
In April 2020, Ukraine’s exports of semi-finished products dropped by 6.9% to 515.9 thousand tons against April last year.
In monetary terms, exports of semi-finished products declined by 16.6% to $187.6 million,
according to the customs statistics.
Exports of semi-finished products in April shrank by 31.5% and to 27.9% in physical terms against March 2020.
In January–April, Ukrainian steelmakers exported 2.6 million tons of semi-finished products. This is 7.6% up from the first four months of 2019. Conversely, revenue decreased by 3.4% to $955.9 million.
The main export markets were Italy (27.28%), Turkey (17.29%), and Saudi Arabia (7.99%).
In 2019, exports of semi-finished products from Ukraine dropped by 4.8% to $2.9 billion against last year. Conversely, exports of semi-finished products in physical terms grew by 12% to 7.47 million tons against 2018.