In 2017 Metalloinvest increased steel production by 2.1% YoY, to 4.8 million tons.
According to the company statement, pig iron output dropped by 9.3%, to 2.7 million tons.
Hot-briquetted iron manufacture grew by 22.6%, to 7 million tons, while that of pellets dropped by 0.4%, to 25.1 million tons, and ore – by 1%, to 40.3 million tons.
In 2017 Metalloinvest sold 61% of its iron ore products on the Russian market, with 25% shipped to Europe. Steel and pig iron sales in Russia amounted to 27%, to Near East and North Africa – to 23% and to Europe – to 14%. (Ukrainian metal)