In January-September the demand for ChTPZ large-diameter pipes grew by 56 thousand tons, or by 2% YoY.
In particular, the demand on the domestic market increased by 104 thousand tons, or by 6%, while on the CIS market dropped 3.5-fold, to 213 thousand tons.
Exports to far countries went down by 39%, or by 246 thousand tons.
In 9 months ChTPZ has become the largest supplier of LDP with the share of 29%. Sales totaled 699 thousand tons, up by 15.8%.
OCTG consumption on domestic market increased by 6%, to 1.8 million tons. Sales of ChTPZ OCTG grew by 9.8%, to 358 thousand tons. and its share was 19%.
In the seamless pipes segment ChTPZ is the leader on the local market having sold 398 thousand tons, down by 3.4%. (Ukrainian metal)