Metallurgical plant “Azovstal” (Mariupol, Donetsk region), a member of the “Metinvest” group, in January-June of this year reduced the production of general rolled products, according to operational data, by 0.9% compared to the same period last year – up to 1.94 million tons.
As a representative of the enterprise told Interfax-Ukraine, during this period steel production remained at the level of last year – 2.055 million tons, but pig iron increased by 6% to 1.83 million tons.
In June, Azovstal produced 374 thousand tons of general rolled products, 398 thousand tons of steel, 360 thousand tons of pig iron.
As Metinvest-Mariupol reported, Azovstal stopped blast furnace No. 4 from – due to a decrease in demand for metal products, overhauled 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 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: Interfa ks-Ukraine