In December metal companies intend to produce 1.7 million tons of pig iron and steel each, as well as 1.6 million tons of rolled metal.
In October Ukraine decreased steel output by 10.5% MoM, to 1.56 million tons. Pig iron manufacture dropped by 9.1%, to 1.59 million tons, and rolled metal – by 2.3%, to 1.54 million tons.
In 10 months steel manufacture grew by 2.3% YoY, to 17.96 million tons, rolled metal – by 1.8%, to 15.64 million tons, but pig iron went down by 0.1%, to 17.07 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)