In January Ukraine produced 1.817 million tons of steel, down by 3.6% MoM.
Pig iron manufacture dropped by 4.4%, to 1.752 million tons.
At the same time rolled metal output grew by 3%, to 1.566 million tons.
As compared to January 2018, pig iron manufacture decreased by 11.5%, steel – by 6.5% and rolled metal – by 7.4%.
Last year Ukraine produced 21.1 million tons of steel, 20.56 million tons of pig iron and 18.361 million tons of rolled metal, down by 1.5%, but up by 3% and by 0.2% YoY respectively. (Ukrainian metal)