In January Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works increased concentrate output by 0.6% YoY, to 1.053 million tons.
According to the company statement, sinter manufacture dropped by 35.5%, to 131.4 thousand tons.
The decrease is the result of the market situation change.
In 2017 UGOK produced 12.27 million tons of concentrate and 1.858 million tons of sinter, up by 8.8%, but down by 10.8% YoY respectively. (Ukrainian metal)