Production of steel and pig iron also went down
In January–September 2020, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih PJSC (AMKR) cut production of rolled products by 2.1% to 3.37 million tons compared to the same period of the previous year, according to the press release on the Company’s website.
Steel production fell by 15.8% to 3.64 million tons over the nine months compared to January–September 2019. Pig iron production dropped by 10.5% to 3.64 million tons, while production of sinter ore decreased by 10.2% to 6.67 million tons.
In September, AMKR produced 260 thousand tons of rolled products, 300 thousand tons of steel, 300 thousand tons of pig iron and 535 thousand tons of sinter ore.
In 2019, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih increased production of rolled products by 11.2% to 4.7 million tons against 2018. Steel production grew by 11.8% to 5.3 million tons and pig iron production by 14.9% to 5.3 million tons.
ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih PJSC is an integrated steelmaking company, a part of the ArcelorMittal Group. Its activity covers the entire production route from iron ore mining and coke production to manufacture of finished metal products. ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih produces semi-finished and long products.