In January-June Russia produced 25.6 million tons of pig iron, down by 1.4% YoY.
Rolled metal output grew by 0.2%, to 30.8 million tons.
Pipes, sections and fittings manufacture dropped by 1.2%, to 6.1 million tons.
In June Russia decreased pig iron output by 3.1% YoY, but increased that of rolled metal and pipes – by 0.1% and by 3.8% respectively. (Ukrainian metal)