Production of non-agglomerated iron ore concentrates increased by 4.9%
According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, mining of non-agglomerated iron ores fell by 0.1% to 134 million tons in January–October 2019 compared to the same period of 2018.
In October, Ukraine mined 13.3 million tons of ore, up 1.2% from October 2018.
At the same time, production of non-agglomerated iron ore concentrates increased by 4.9% to 52.8 million tons, and agglomerated ones decreased by less than 0.1% to 44.1 million tons.
|Type of product||Volume||%, 10 months of 2019 to 10 months 2018|
|agglomerated iron ores||134 million tons||-0.1|
|non-agglomerated iron ore concentrates||52.8 million tons||Sunday January 21, 1900|
|agglomerated iron ore concentrates||44.1 million tons||-0.03|
|limestone, limestone flux and other calciferous stone used for the manufacture of lime and cement||5.7 million tons||Tuesday January 23, 1900|
|steelmaking pig iron and spiegeleisen||17 million tons||0.01|
|semi-finished flat products of non-alloy steel||7.9 million tons||Wednesday January 24, 1900|
|blocks and primary forms, semi-finished products used for the manufacture of seamless pipes of non-alloy steel||5.7 million tons||Thursday January 25, 1900|
|seamless casing, tubing and drill pipes for drilling oil and gas wells||136 thousand tons||-27.8|
|seamless round tubes and pipes||331 thousand tons||Saturday January 27, 1900|
As reported earlier, steel production fell by almost 12% in October 2019 compared to October 2018. A greater decline — 15.4% — was recorded only in the automotive industry.
In the first ten months of 2019, industrial production in Ukraine decreased by 0.6% compared to the same period of the previous year.