Metallurgical plant “Azovstal” (Mariupol, Donetsk region), a member of the “Metinvest” group, in January-May of this year reduced the production of general rolled products, according to operational data, by 3% compared to the same period last year – to 1.57 million tons.
As a representative of the enterprise told Interfax-Ukraine, during this period steel production decreased by 6.6% – to 1.66 million tons, pig iron – by 1.9%, to 1.47 million tons. p>
In May, Azovstal produced 286 thousand tons of general rolled products, 305 thousand tons of steel, 265 thousand tons of pig iron.
As Metinvest-Mariupol reported, Azovstal stopped a blast furnace furnace No. 4, due to a decrease in demand for metal products, carried out a major overhaul of the unit and put it back into operation.
In 2019, Azovstal reduced the production of general rolled products by 3.2% compared to 2018 – to 3.753 million tons, steel – by 1.6%, to 4.016 million tons, pig iron – by 6.3%, to 3.475 million tons.
The enterprise is part of the Metinvest group, the main shareholders of which is the group SCM (71.24%) and Smart Holding (23.76%) jointly manage the company.
Metinvest Holding LLC is the managing company of the Metinvest group.
Based on materials: Interfax-Ukraine