They earned almost US$4 billion.
Ukrainian metallurgical plants reduced revenue from exports of ferrous metals by 16.8% in January-June 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, to US$3.9 billion.
Their share in the country's total exports was 17.01%, the Ukrainian State Customs Service said.
In the reporting period, exports of metalware in monetary terms amounted to US$441.38 million, which accounted for 1.93% of the country's total exports.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine in 2019 reduced revenue from exports of ferrous metals by 12% to US$8.74 billion.
In January-March 2020, Ukrainian metallurgical plants cut revenue from ferrous exports by 14.8% compared to January-March 2019, to US$2.058 billion. Their share in the country's total exports was 16.79%.