In January-June Ukraine increased carbon steel semi-finished products exports by 8.6% YoY, to 3.811 million tons, valued at $1.603 billion, down by 4.2%.
According to the State Fiscal Service, exports went to Italy (30.58%), Egypt (15.35%) and Algeria (8.39%).
In 6 months Ukraine imported 30.48 thousand tons of semis, up by 34.9%, valued at $18.388 million, up by 34.7%. The main suppliers were Russia (99.74%) and China (0.26%). (Ukrainian metal)