Ukraine: coke output down in January 2020

In January by-product coke plants decreased metallurgical coke manufacture by 7.7% YoY, to 827 thousand tons. In December 2019 output totaled 769 thousand tons. Since September 2019, metal companies have decreased demand for coke due to the drop of pig iron manufacture. Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works decreased output by 20.3%, to 255 thousand tons,…

Ukraine: coke manufacture down in 2019

In 2019 Ukraine produced 10 million tons of coke, down by 7.1% YoY. In particular, Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works decreased output by 16.6%, to 3.2 million tons, Azovstal – 6.6%, to 1.36 million tons, Dneprovsky By-Product Coke Plant – by 8.9%, to 564 thousand tons, Dneprokoks – by 12%, to 530 thousand tons, Zaporozhkoks…

Ukraine: coke output down in January-November 2019

In January-November Ukrainian by-product coke plants decreased the 6% moisture metallurgical coke output by 5% YoY, to 8.545 million tons. In November the output decreased by 11% MoM, to 745 thousand tons. In December a slight increase is expected. In particular, in November Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works produced 187 thousand tons of coke, Azovstal…

Ukraine: coke output down in January-July 2019

In January-July Ukraine produced 5.189 million tons of metallurgical coke, down by 5.2% YoY. In July 798 thousand tons of coke were produced, in June – 769 and in May – 917 thousand tons. The drop in production is observed at Dneprokoks and Dniepropetrovsk By-Product Coke Plant. In H1 Ukraine imported 2.9 million tons of…

Ukraine: coke output down in H1 2019

In January-June Ukraine manufactured 5.189 million tons of metallurgical coke, down by 3.3% YoY. In particular, in June plants produced 769 thousand tons of coke and in May – 917 thousand tons. The decrease in manufacture is due to the drop of coking coal supplies from Russia. Moreover, some metal works shut down their capacities…