On the other hand, production of rolled products and pig iron increased
In January–February, Ukrainian steelmaking companies reduced production of steel by 1.1% to 3.51 million tons compared to the same period of the previous year, according to the updated statistics of Ukrmetallurgprom.
In 2M 2021, production of rolled products increased by 0.5% to 3.16 million tons, and pig iron by 4.5% to 3.5 million tons.
In 2020, companies of Ukraine’s mining & metals sector decreased production of steel by 1.1% to 20.62 million tons against 2019. Production of rolled products grew by 1.2% to 18.43 million tons, pig iron by 1.8% to 20.42 million tons against 2019.