In January-May, Ukraine decreased pipes output by 30% YoY, to 334.5 thousand tons.
In particular, enterprises of the Ukrtruboprom association decreased output by 37.4%, to 225.1 thousand tons.
Of them, Interpipe NTZ produced 63.1 thousand tons of pipes, down by 43.7%, Interpipe NMTZ – 28.7 thousand tons, down by 37.3%, and Interpipe Niko Tube – 124.1 thousand tons, down by 30.6%.
Dneprovsky Pipe Works produced 0.3 thousand tons only as opposed to 11.9 thousand tons last year.
Centravis decreased manufacture of stainless pipes by 14.7%, to 8.1 thousand tons, and Trubostal – by 27.3%, to 0.8 thousand tons.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, not a part of the association, increased output by 2.1%, to 58.2 thousand tons, while Kominmet decreased by 14.5%, to 51.2 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)