Экспорт руды из Украины в ноябре вырос на 7,75% до 3,34 млн т (c) shutterstock.com(c) shutterstock.com

Ukraine still sells half of its iron ore to China, Poland and Czech Republic

According to the updated customs statistics posted on the website of the State Tax Service of Ukraine, in November, Ukraine’s exports of iron ore and iron ore concentrates grew by 7.57% to 3.34 million tons, compared to November of the previous year.

In January–November, iron ore exports grew by 8.23% to 36.6 million tons, compared to the same period of the previous year. 

In monetary terms, iron ore exports grew by 21.5% over the eleven months, up to $318.2 million.

The share of iron ore in the total exports of Ukraine amounted to 6.92%.

As before, the largest importers of Ukrainian iron ore in these eleven months were China, Poland and Czech Republic.

Among the key iron ore producers in Ukraine are Sukha Balka GOK (Mining and Processing Plant), Zaporizhzhia Iron Ore Plant, Ingulets GOK, Kryvyi Rih Iron Ore Plant, Poltava Mining, Northern GOK, Ukrmekhanobr Scientific and Production Company, Central GOK, Southern GOK, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, and Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol.