In 2018 Russia produced 61.6 million tons of rolled metal, up by 1.9% YoY.
In December 2018 output dropped by 1.2% YoY, but grew by 6.8% MoM.
According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, pig iron manufacture fell by 0.6% YoY, to 51.8 million tons. December 2018 saw the increase in output by 2.6% MoM, but a drop by 4.5% YoY.
Pipe output totaled 12 million tons, up by 1.7%. In December 2018 the manufacture decreased by 5.8% YoY, but went up by 9.5% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)