In May Ukraine exported 3.67 million tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 10% MoM.
In January-May exports grew by 12% YoY, to 17.26 million tons.
At the same time deliveries to local metal companies in May dropped by 13% MoM, to 2.3 million tons, and by 7% YoY, to 12.1 million tons in 5 months.
Manufacture of iron ore concentrate increased by 5%, to 26.4 million tons, sinter – by 2%, to 13.28 million tons and pellets – by 3%, to 9.04 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)