Ukrainian steel makers association Ukrmetalurgprom announced that Ukraine's steel production in January-November 2021 grew by 5.0% compared with the same period last year In January-November 2021, Ukraine produced 19.44 million tonnes of pig iron up 4.6% YoY, 19.64 million tonnes of steel up 5.0% YoY and 17.55 million tonnes of rolled metal up 5.0% YoY. Ukraine in 2020 had produced 20.42 million tonnes of pig iron up 1.8% from 2019, 20.62 million tonnes of steel down 1.1% and 18.43 million tonnes of rolled metal up 1.2%.Ukrmetalurgprom also reported that Ukraine’s domestic consumption of rolled products in January-October 2021 increased by 19.4% to 4.32 million tonnes. The share of imports in the total volume of Ukraine’s rolled products market accounted for 22.4%, or 970,000 tonnes, 6% down from the previous year. The share of flat products in the total imports increased and exceeded the share of rolled sections, 54.7% and 42.3% respectively. The main sources of Ukraine’s imports of rolled products were CIS at 35.4%, Asia 21.6% & EU 20.5%. During this period, about 12.63 million tons or 79.0% were exported. The main export markets of Ukrainian metal products in January-October 2021 were European Union at 36.5%, other Europe at 20.1% and NAFTA countries at 9.7%.