In January-June Mechel mined 10.331 million tons of coal, down by 10% YoY.
According to the group statement, steel output in 6 months increased by 5%, to 2.22 million tons, pig iron remained almost flat YoY, at 2.04 million tons.
In Q2 Mechel decreased coke sales by 9% because of unstable market situation.
“The metal division decreased pig iron output by 5% and steel by 2% QoQ because of the number of major repairs in sinter and blast furnace shops of ChMK”, the company CEO Oleg Korzhov said. (Ukrainian metal)