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Production of coke for the month amounted to 30.4 thousand tons

In July 2023, Dnipro Metallurgical Plant (DMZ) reduced the production of rolled products by 3.3% compared to the previous month – to 13.6 thousand tons. It is stated in the press release on the company’s website.

Production of coke for the month amounted to 30.4 thousand tons, which is 8.8% less than in June 2023. Compared to July 2022, the production of rolled steel at DMZ increased by 2.8 times, and coke production – by 65.8%.

In January-July 2023, the plant produced 70,000 tons of rolled steel, which is 2.5 times more compared to the same period in 2022. The output of coke increased by 27.5% y/y – up to 172.4 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.

The coke-chemical division of the enterprise in 2022 switched to the production of coke exclusively from Ukrainian raw materials and produces products mainly for ferroalloy plants of Ukraine. In addition, in March 2023, the coke chemical division 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).