Steel production within the same period also increased, whereas production of rolled products declined
In January–August, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih PJSC (AMKR) increased production of pig iron by 11.3% to 3.72 million tons y-o-y, according to Interfax-Ukraine citing the updated statistics of the Company.
In 8M, rolled products production fell by 0.2% to 3.1 million tons y-o-y. Steel production grew by 4.1% to 3.32 million tons.
In August, AMKR produced 400 thousand tons of rolled products, 415 thousand tons of steel, 440 thousand tons of pig iron.
In 2020, ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih cut production of rolled products by 7.6% to 4.3 million tons y-o-y. Steel production fell by 12.1% to 4.7 million tons, and pig iron by 6.9% to 4.9 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. The company produces semi-finished and long products and rolled sections.