In July-September Metalloinvest increased pellets output by 2.4%, to 7.1 million tons, mostly because of the change in the schedule of repairs at LGOK.
In January-September the group produced 20.8 million tons of pellets, up by 11.8% YoY.
Metalloinvest also produced 10 million tons of iron ore in Q3, down by 1.3% QoQ, and 30 million tons in 9 months, down by 0.6%.
HBI manufacture dropped by 9.4%, to 1.8 million tons in 3 months, but grew by 15.6%, to 5.8 million tons in 9 months.
The sales of high added value goods went up to 75% in Q3 from 72% in Q2.
Pig iron output increased by 6.5%, to 0.8 million tons, and by 11.3%, to 2.2 million tons in 9 months.
Steel manufacture in Q3 was 1.2 million tons, down by 2.2% QoQ, and 3.7 million tons in 9 months, up by 3.8%. (Ukrainian metal)