According to Ukrmetallurgprom, in December Ukraine will produce 1.25 million tons of pig iron, 1.2 million tons of steel and 1.1 million tons of rolled metal.
In December 2018 the respective output volumes amounted to 1.83 million tons, 1.89 million tons and 1.1 million tons.
Thus, December 2019 will have the worst result in the history of the independent Ukraine.
As of December 10, 15 out of 21 blast furnaces, 8 out of 9 open-hearth furnaces, 10 out of 16 converters, 5 out of 15 electric arc furnaces and all the 15 continuous casting machines were in operation. (Ukrainian metal)