In January-July Ukraine imported 730.9 thousand tons of rolled metal valued at $596.6 million, up by 10.1% and by 21.6% YoY respectively.
The increase has to do with the growth of bars imports by 44%, to 306 thousand tons valued at $202.7 million, up by 66%.
Flat rolled metal imports dropped by 1.2%, to 163.3 thousand tons, and coated flat rolled metal – by 8.5%, to 261.6 thousand tons.
Ferrous metals scrap and wastes imports reached 25.8 thousand tons, up by 71.6% YoY, steel seamless pipes – 30.4 thousand tons, up by 22.1%, while ferroalloys imports decreased by 16.1%, to 29.6 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)