Azovstal reduced production of general rolled products by 8.3%

Metallurgical plant Azovstal (Mariupol, Donetsk region), a member of the Metinvest group, in January-July 2019 reduced the production of general rolled products, according to operational data, by 8.3% compared to the same period in 2018 – up to 2.183 million tons.

As a representative of the enterprise told Interfax-Ukraine, steel production decreased by 5.3% – to 2.355 million tons, pig iron – by 12.8%, to 1.997 million tons.

In July Azovstal produced 269 thousand tons of general rolled products, 301 thousand tons of steel, 265 thousand tons of pig iron.

As reported, Azovstal in 2018 kept the production of general rolled products at the level of the previous year – 3.879 million tons, but reduced steel production by 4% – to 4.082 million tons, pig iron – by 2%, to 3.707 million tons.

The enterprise is part of the Metinvest group, the main shareholders of which is the SCM group ( 71.24%) and Smart Holding (23.76%), jointly managing the company.

Metinvest Holding LLC is the managing company of Metinvest Group.

Based on materials: Interfax-Ukraine

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