In January-August Ukraine exported 2.11 million tons of pig iron, up by 45% YoY.
According to the State Statistics Service, the exports value was $737.285 million as opposed to $447.57 million last year.
At the same time Ukraine imported 0.997 thousand tons of pig iron valued at $569.4 thousand tons, while in January-August 2017 it imported 1.53 thousand tons valued at $768 thousand.
USA accounted for some 59% of the Ukrainian pig iron exports, while Russia was the main supplier – 93%. (Ukrainian metal)