Ukrmetallurgprom believes that in April Ukraine will produce 1.7 million tons of steel.
Rolled metal output will total 1.5 million tons and pig iron – 1.7 million tons.
As of March 13, 19 out of 21 blast furnaces, 8 out of 9 open-hearth furnaces, 15 out of 16 converters, 7 out of electric arc furnaces and all the 15 continuous casting machines were in operation.
In February Ukraine produced 1.689 million tons of steel, 1.59 million tons of pig iron and 1.476 million tons of rolled metal, all down by 9%, 11% and 8% MoM respectively. (Ukrainian metal)