In January-June Ukraine manufactured 5.189 million tons of metallurgical coke, down by 3.3% YoY.
In particular, in June plants produced 769 thousand tons of coke and in May – 917 thousand tons.
The decrease in manufacture is due to the drop of coking coal supplies from Russia.
Moreover, some metal works shut down their capacities for repair, thus the demand for coke dropped.
Imports of coking coal from Russia in H1 decreased to 2.9 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)