In the first quarter of 2015 Metinvest produced 0.87 million tons of coke, down by 40%, or by 598 thousand tons, YoY, and down by 2% QoQ.
According to the company statement, 1st quarter results were down by 24 thousand tons due to instability in operation of Donetsk and Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Plants, situated in the Anti-terrorist operation zone, and the decrease in their output by 16 and 8 thousand tons respectively; as well as the 24 thousand tons fall at Zaporozhye Coke Plant due to an overhaul. On the other hand Azovstal showed a 26 thousand tons rise in its coke output.
On average 73% of the coke produced in the first quarter were used within the group. (Ukrainian metal)