In 2016, NLMK Group steel output increased by 4% YoY to a record 16.6 million tons; sales totaled 15.9 million tons (stable YoY).
Group steelmaking capacities in 2016 were running at 96%, up by 3% YoY. Q4 2016 sales totaled 3.6 million tons (down by 4% YoY); steel output grew by 8% to 4.2 million tons.
Share of finished product sales grew by 2% YoY to 64%.
Market shares in NLMK Group total sales: share of product sales by group companies in regions where products are manufactured (‘home markets’) totaled 66% (flat YoY). Share of sales to third parties (except NBH) in markets external to countries where products are manufactured (‘export markets’) totaled 34% (flat YoY). (NLMK/Ukrainian metal)