Conversely, production of rolled products and pig iron grew in 3M
In January–March, Ukrainian metals & mining companies slightly cut steel production by 0.5% to 5.29 million tons compared to the same period of the previous year,
according to the updated statistics of Ukrmetallurgprom.
Production of rolled products in 3M increased by 1.2% to 4.73 million tons, and pig iron by 4.2% to 5.31 million tons against the same period of 2020.
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.