The volume of production of steel products increased by 86.2% compared to 2022

In 2023, Dnipro Metallurgical Plant (DMZ) increased its rolled steel production by 86.2% compared to 2022, to 105.6 thousand tons. This is stated in the corporate newspaper DCH Steel.

Last year, DMZ’s rolling shops focused on the production of mine racks, mine rails, small volumes of channels and angles for the Ukrainian market. In addition, the company has resumed production of profiles in accordance with European standards.

Last year, the company’s production of metallurgical coke increased by 38.5% compared to 2022, to 292.7 thousand tons.

«Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, DMZ has been supplying coal coke, coke nuts and coke fines mainly to Ukrainian ferroalloy plants. Last year, the situation changed: in the spring, KHV resumed production of metallurgical coke and significantly increased its supplies to Ukrainian steel mills over the year. Today, metallurgical coke is the main product in the order book of coke producers,» the statement said.

In December 2023, DMZ produced 5.2 thousand tons of steel products, which is 35% less compared to November and 27% less than in December 2022. Metallurgical coke production decreased by 6% month-on-month and increased by 2 times year-on-year – to 23.9 thousand tons.

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

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).