The future of the steel construction depends on the state policy in attracting investments and on the Ukrainian metal construction sales on new markets.
“We are still optimistic and look forward to the market increase in 2017”, said Metinvest-SMC CEO Dmitry Lippa.
Last year Ukraine consumed 3.1 million tons of rolled metal, down by 21% YoY.
“We intend to enter European markets. On the other hand, we expect local consumption to grow by 2-3% this year”, he added. (Ukrainian metal)