Ukraine: glass exports up 43.7% in 2005

The Ukraine“s exports of glass and glass products increased by 43.7% year-on-year to USD 65.2 million (EUR 54.7 million) for 2005, according to data from the State Statistics Committee.
Imports rose…

The Ukraine“s exports of glass and glass products increased by 43.7% year-on-year to USD 65.2 million (EUR 54.7 million) for 2005, according to data from the State Statistics Committee. Imports rose by 34.1% to USD 159.6 million (EUR 134 million), accounting for 0.44% of the country“s total imports for 2005. Output of cast, rolled, blown and drawn, sheet and profiled glass increased by 18.3% year-on-year to 9.0 million square meters in 2004. The country“s production of float glass and glass sheet with smooth or polished surface rose by 17.6% to 16.7 million square meters in 2004.