In January-March Ukraine increased metal structures manufacture by 2.3% YoY, to 44 thousand tons.
Local consumption remained unchanged – some 42 thousand tons.
Export in Q1 dropped by 19%, to 1.7 thousand tons.
EU accounts for the main share of exports – over 60%.
Metal structures imports in Q1 fell by 52%, to 0.3 thousand tons. Europe accounted for 73% of supplies. (Ukrainian metal)