In January-June, Metinvest increased steel output by 10% YoY, to 4.36 million tons.
Pig iron manufacture grew by 8%, to 4.41 million tons, while coke dropped by 0.2%, to 2.37 million tons.
Manufacture of semi-finished products decreased by 4%, to 1.45 million tons, mostly due to a drop in slabs output by 131 thousand tons.
Iron ore products output went down by 1%, to 9.76 million tons, with pellets up by 41%, to 3.58 million tons, but concentrate down by 15%, to 6.17 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)