In November, the company increased blast furnace coke output by 2.6% y/y

In January-November 2023, Zaporizhkoks increased blast furnace coke production by 17.7% or 118.3 thousand tons compared to the same period last year – up to 784.9 thousand tons. This is stated in the company’s press release.

In November, the company produced 69.8 thousand tons of blast furnace coke. This is 2.6% more than in November 2022, but 3.9% less than in the previous month.

In 2022, Zaporizhkoks reduced blast furnace coke production by 11.9% compared to 2021 – to 737.4 thousand tons. In December, the company produced 70.8 thousand tons of coke, up 6.2% y/y.

Production decreased as a result of the plant’s shutdown on March 1, 2022, due to the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Production was partially resumed on April 1, 2023. The company’s products were supplied to Metinvest’s enterprises, in particular to Zaporizhstal.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in June 2022 Zaporizhkoks completed another stage of capital repair of the coke battery No. 2 with a total cost of UAH 120 million. The work was carried out from December 2021

Zaporizhkoks is one of the largest producers of coke products in Ukraine. It is part of the Metinvest Holding group. The main consumer of products is Zaporizhstal Iron and Steel Works.