The main pipe enterprises of Ukraine in 2020 reduced the production of pipes from ferrous metals, according to recent data, by 16.3% compared to the previous year, to 854,000 tonnes, including 71,000 tonnes produced in December.
As the Ukrtruboprom association told Interfax-Ukraine, in particular, the enterprises of the association last year reduced the production of pipes by 24.8%, to 538,000 tonnes, including 44,000 tonnes produced in December.
At the same time, according to preliminary data, the output of pipes at Interpipe Nyzhniodniprovsky Pipe Rolling Plant for the specified period fell by 33.7%, to 145,000 tonnes (in December it was 15,300 tonnes), at Interpipe Novomoskovsk Pipe Plant by 23.9%, to 78,600 tonnes (4,600 tonnes). Interpipe Niko Tube cut production by 16.5%, to 293,700 tonnes (22,200 tonnes).
Dnipropetrovsk Pipe Plant produced 300 tonnes of pipes, while in 2019 it produced 17,600 tonnes of these products. Centravis cut production by 9.3%, to 19,050 tonnes of stainless pipes (1,600 tonnes).
Trubostal plant reduced its output by 42.9%, to 1,600 tonnes of pipes (100 tonnes).
Mariupol Illich Iron and Steel Works, which is not included in the association Ukrtruboprom, reduced pipe production by 4.2%, to 151,600 tonnes (in December it was 12,300 tonnes), while Kominmet increased by 12.2%, to 164,600 tonnes (14,900 tonnes).
Earlier, Ukrtruboprom said that in 2019 Ukraine reduced the production of pipes by 9.1% compared with 2018, to 1.002 million tonnes. Including the enterprises of the association reduced the production of pipes by 10.2%, to 715,100 tonnes.