In January-August, Ukraine produced 587.6 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 8% YoY.
Ferrosilicon manufacture grew by 34.4%, to 53.8 thousand tons, and metallic manganese – 2.7-fold, to 4.82 thousand tons.
Nikopol and Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plants (NZF and ZZF) increased silicomanganese output by 11.3%, to 458.4 thousand tons.
NZF, ZZF and Kramatorsk Ferroalloy Plant (KZF) decreased ferromanganese manufacture by 22.1%, to 70.6 thousand tons.
Pokrovsk and Marganets Mining and Processing Works (PGOK and MGOK) decreased manganese concentrate output by 3.8%, to 1.12 million tons. MGOK produced 364.1 thousand tons, down by 1.1%, and PGOK – 757.9 thousand tons, down by 5.4%.
PGOK also produced 195.04 thousand tons of iron ore sinter, up by 93%. (Ukrainian metal)