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Production of rolled products fell by 3.2% and pig iron by 1.1%

In January–July 2020, Ukrainian steelmaking companies reduced steel production by 6.7% to 1.9 million tons compared to the same period of the previous year, according to the updated statistics of Ukrmetallurgprom.

Production of rolled products in January–July shrank by 3.2% to 10.6 million tons, while production of pig iron decreased by 1.1% to 11.8 million tons.

As reported earlier, in 2019, companies of Ukraine’s mining & metals sector decreased production of steel by 1.2% to 20.85 million tons, pig iron by 2% to 20.6 million tons, rolled products by 0.9% to 18.2 million tons against 2018.