Ukraine in January-September 2018 exported ferrous metals (commodity group of UKTREAD 72) by $ 7 736 million. This is evidenced by data from the customs statistics released by the State Fiscal Service (DFS) of Ukraine. In September, exports of ferrous metals totaled $ 734 954 000, and imported – $ 117 588 000.
The share of the commodity group in the total export volume in monetary terms was 22.4%. Among the positions of the commodity group, the largest cash inflows traditionally ensured the export of flat rolled products, semi-finished products and bars of carbon steel.
In addition, Ukraine in January-September 2018 exported ferrous metal products (commodity group UKTEED 73) at $ 829 992 000 (specific gravity in total exports in monetary terms – 2.4%), imported – by $ 678 939 000 ( 1 7%).