Metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine at the beginning of this year increased the production of general-purpose metal products to 4.725 million tons, or by 1.2% compared to the same period in 2020.
In the first three months of 2021, crude steel production fell by 0.5% to 5.293 million tonnes, while pig iron production increased by 4.2% to 5.312 million tonnes.
During the month of March, the following was released:
- 1.805 million tons of pig iron,
- 1.779 million tonnes of steel
- 1.575 million tons of rolled metal.
According to the latest information, the metallurgical sector of Ukraine in 2020 increased the production of rolled metal by 0.7% compared to 2019 to 18.344 million tons. Along with this, steel production was reduced by 1.4% to 20.549 million tons and pig iron production increased by 1.5%, to 20.358 million tons.