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Coke production decreased by 11.4% month-on-month

In November 2023, Dnipro Metallurgical Plant (DMZ) reduced its rolled steel production by 12.6% compared to the previous month – to 8.1 thousand tons. This is stated in the corporate newspaper DCH Steel.

Coke production for the month amounted to 23.4 thousand tons, which is 11.4% less than in October 2023. Compared to November 2022, the output of rolled products at DMZ increased 11 times, and coke – by 47%.

In January-November 2023, DMZ increased its rolled steel production by 96.1% y/y – to 100.4 thousand tons. Coke production increased by 34.7% y/y – up to 268.9 thousand tons.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in 2022 DMZ reduced production of rolled steel by 74.2% compared to 2021 – to 58.4 thousand tons, and coke – by 56.3%, to 211.3 thousand tons.

Coke chemical division of the enterprise in 2022 switched to exclusively domestic coal raw materials and manufactures products mainly for ferroalloy plants of Ukraine. In addition, in March 2023, the enterprise resumed the production of metallurgical coke.

Dnipro Metallurgical Plant is a full-cycle steel enterprise that is part of the DCH group. It produces semi-finished products and shaped rolled steel products: channel, angle bars, rails.

Its main products are square billets (exported to Turkiye and Egypt), channels (wide export geography: countries of Europe, Asia, Africa) and pig iron (exported mainly to Turkiye).