In January-June, Metinvest Group increased steel output by 1% YoY, to 3.963 million tons.
In particular, Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works increased manufacture by 38 thousand tons.
Pig iron output grew by 1%, to 4066 thousand tons, with Azovstal increasing output by 97 thousand tons. At the same time, Mariupol Ilyich decreased output by 39 thousand tons.
Manufacture of semi-finished products grew by 5%, to 1517 thousand tons, with slabs output up by 131 thousand tons, but pig iron – down by 53 thousand tons.
The group also produced 2373 thousand tons of coke, down by 4%.
Iron ore concentrate manufacture went up by 5%, to 15.174 million tons.
Iron ore products output totaled 9.828 million tons, up by 13%, with concentrate output up by 52%, to 7.288 million tons. But pellets manufacture decreased by 35%, to 2.54 million tons.
The group produced 1.536 million tons of coal concentrate, up by 9%. (Ukrainian metal)