In January-August the electrometallurgical works Dneprospetsstal (DSS) produced 120 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 2.8% YoY.
According to a company representative, in the given period steel smelting fell by 2.1%, to 189 thousand tons.
In August the works produced 16 thousand tons of rolled metal and 24 thousand tons of steel.
In 2013 DSS produced 275.5 thousand tons of steel and 179 thousand tons of rolled metal, all down by 16.4% and 18.1% YoY respectively.
Dneprospetsstal is the only Ukrainian manufacturer of special steel (stainless, tool, bearing, structural) and nickel-based heat-resistant alloy bars. (Ukrainian metal)