In January-September Metalloinvest produced 3.628 million tons of steel, down by 2.7% YoY.
The decrease is explained with the capital repairs of the continuous casting machines Nos. 1 and 2 at Ural Stal and the trial operation of the flexible module furnace.
Sales dropped by 1.1%, to 3.407 million tons.
Semi-finished products accounted for 1.778 million tons, up by 3.3%.
The share of high value-added products was 43%, down from 45% last year.
Sales to the Russian market grew by 6.6%, to 31%. (Ukrainian metal)