Business news from Ukraine

UKRAINE BOOSTS EARNINGS OF IRON ORE EXPORT BY 80%

Ukrainian mining enterprises in January-November this year reduced export of iron ore raw materials (iron ore) in quantity terms by 2.8% compared to the same period last year, to 40.667 million tonnes.
According to the updated statistics released by the State Customs Service, during the specified period, foreign exchange earnings from iron ore exports increased by 78.7%, to $6.63 billion.
Iron ore was exported mainly to China (42.6% of supplies in monetary terms), the Czech Republic (9.61%) and Poland (7.82%).
In January-November 2021, iron ore was imported to Ukraine for $183,000 in a total volume of 1,202 tonnes, while in January-November 2020, some 104 tonnes of iron ore were imported for $58,000.
In January-November 2021, iron ore was imported mainly from Egypt (56.28%), the Netherlands (21.31%) and Poland (7.1%).

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UKRAINE INCREASES EARNINGS FROM FERROUS METAL EXPORTS TO $10.33 BLN IN JAN-SEPT

Ukrainian metallurgical enterprises in January-September this year increased earnings from exports of ferrous metals by 80% compared to the same period last year, to $10.33 billion.
According to updated statistics released by the State Customs Service, in September, earnings from ferrous metal exports amounted to $1.39 billion.
At the same time, Ukraine in January-September this year increased imports of similar products by 42.39%, to $1.08 billion. In September, this figure was $181.73 million.
In addition, Ukraine in January-September 2021 increased exports of metal products by 33.16%, to $870 million. In September, they were exported for $123.72 million.
In January-September 2021, imports of metal products grew by 25.43%, to $790 million. In September alone, imports totaled $96.99 million.

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UKRAINIAN METAL COMPANIES INCREASE EARNINGS FROM FERROUS METAL EXPORT TO $4.9 BLN IN JAN-MAY

Ukrainian metal companies in January-May 2021 increased earnings from exports of ferrous metals by 49.1% compared to the same period last year, to $4.92 billion.
According to the statistics released by the State Customs Service, in May, earnings from exports of ferrous metals amounted to $1.19 billion.
Ukraine boosted imports of similar products by 16.3% in January-May 2021, to $440 million. In May, this figure was $115.04 million.
In addition, Ukraine increased exports of metal products by 18.9% in the first five months of 2021, to $421.03 million. In May, their export amounted to $99.21 million.
During this period, imports of metal products increased by 22.2%, to $383.15 million. In May, they were imported for $93.12 million.
As reported, in 2020, Ukrainian metal companies reduced earnings from exports of ferrous metals by 12% compared to the previous year, to $7.690 billion. At the same time, Ukraine in 2020 reduced imports of similar products by 17%, to $1.040 billion.

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UKRAINE SEES 11% FALL IN FOREX EARNINGS FROM FERROUS METAL EXPORTS

Ukrainian metal companies saw a fall of 11.1% in foreign currency revenues from exports of ferrous metals in January-June 2019 year-over-year, to $4.797 billion.
According to customs statistics published by the State Fiscal Service, the share of ferrous metals of total income from exports was 19.6% compared to 23.21% from a year ago.
In June 2018 alone, receipts from ferrous metal exports amounted to $728.422 million.
In January-June 2018, Ukraine decreased imports of similar products by 4.5%, to $600.651 million including imports reaching $106.97 million in June.
In January-June 2018, Ukraine decreased metal products exports by 1%, to $534.622 million including June deliveries being $100.516 million. During this period, imports of metal products grew by 28.9%, to $528.524 million, including June imports worth $81.691 million.
As reported, in 2018 Ukraine saw its forex earnings from ferrous metal exports rise by 23.8%, to $9.937 billion. Ukraine saw imports of these products increase by 20.4%, to $1.367 billion.
Ukraine experienced a 23.8% rise in metal products exports, up to $1.11 billion. Metal imports grew by 19.9% last year, to $967.674 million.

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