Exports grew by 1.4% in 4M
In April 2021, Ukraine decreased pipes exports by 10.2% to 41.2 thousand tons against April last year. In monetary terms, pipes exports fell by 6.6% to $49.8 million, according to the customs statistics.
In 4M 2021, Ukraine’s exports of pipes in physical terms increased by 1.4% to 155.1 thousand tons y-o-y, and revenues from pipes exports grew by 3.2% to $178.3 million.
In the same period, the share of seamless pipes in Ukraine’s exports was the largest, 102.8 thousand tons worth $136.5 million. In addition, Ukraine sold 50.6 thousand tons of other pipes and tubes worth $38.9 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.