In January-June TMK decreased pipe sales by 3% YoY, to 1.989 million tons.
In particular, the sales of seamless and welded pipes dropped by 3% and by 4% respectively.
At the same time the sales of large-diameter pipes increased by 48%.
Sales of OCTG pipes remained almost unchanged at 948 thousand tons, growing in Russia by 9%.
In Q2 sales of pipes went up by 6% QoQ, mostly due to the growth in Russia. (Ukrainian metal)