In January-September new orders for metal products totaled 279,620.7 million UAH, down by 9.5% YoY.
According to the State Statistics Service, foreign orders amounted to 166,965 million UAH, or 59.7% of the total, down by 11.8% YoY. Their share dropped by 1.6%.
Orders for ready-made metal wares are growing on the contrary – by 7.2%, to 28,951 million UAH. Foreign orders increased by 2%, to 8,001.8 million UAH, though their share fell by 4.1%, to 23.9%. (Ukrainian metal)