Ukraine retained its 10th place in the ranking of the world’s largest pig iron producers and the 13th place in the ranking of the world’s largest steel producers in January-November, according to the World Steel Association.
“Ukraine ranks 10th among 40 pig iron producing countries. Ukraine ranks 13th among 62 steel producing countries,” the Ukrmetalurhprom Association reported.
According to Worldsteel, 1.24 billion tons of pig iron were produced in the first 11 months of 2019, up by 2.28% YoY.
China remains the world’s largest pig iron producer (738.9 million tons; up by 5.05%). The share of Chinese pig iron in global production in January-November was 59.6%.
Ukraine ranks 10th among 40 world pig iron producers (18.46 million tons; down by 1.45%). (Ukrinform/Ukrainian metal)