In January-October Electrostal decreased continuous cast billet manufacture almost 4-fold YoY, to 73 thousand tons.
In January-September output dropped 3.3-fold. Since then the company has not produced anything. In October the works was idle.
In September 1 thousand tons of billets were produced, and then the company ceased operation due to unfavorable situation on metal markets.
Prior to that the company was idle from January till mid-March, and then worked only at a third of its capacity. (Ukrainian metal)