Ukraine’s steel products output slips 4.6% in H1 2020, exports down 8.3%

Steel products output in Ukraine reduced by 4.6% year-on-year in January-June 2020 to 9.03 million tonnes, according to a report published by national steel union Ukrmetallurgprom on Thursday July 16.

The drop in production volumes was attributed to lower demand in export outlets resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, more strongly protectionist policies in some of the major outlet markets, lower...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

July 20, 2020

19:05 GMT