In January-August Ukrainian companies received $5715.03 million for ferrous metals exports, down by 40.3% YoY.
According to the Customs statistics, ferrous metals accounted for 23.04% of the total export revenues as opposed to 25.33% a year ago.
In August ferrous metals exports earned Ukraine $652.48 million, with $768.15 million in July.
At the same time, ferrous metals imports fell by 47.9%, to $455.35 million, with $66.09 million in August.
In January-August Ukrainian metal wares exports fell by 48.4%, to $638.04 million, in August being $62.98 million. Metal wares imports decreased by 44.6%, to $315.47 million, with $45.9 million worth of the products imported in August. (Ukrainian metal)