Avdiivka Coke plant: modern realities and significance for the economy of Ukraine

Since the beginning of the full-scale war, the enterprise has transferred a significant part of its capacities to conservation mode. Currently, there are no workers left at the factory
DMZ reduced rolled steel production by 67.4% m/m in August

Coke production fell by 15.3% m/m over the month
Global coke exports fell by almost 12% y/y in the first half of 2023

Total shipments decreased to 11.68 million tons in January-June 2023
Ukraine imported 89.3 thousand tons of coke in the first half of the year

Export of coke for January-June practically did not take place – 0.6 thousand tons
Zaporizhkoks increased coke production by 31% y/y in the first half of 2023

In June, the company increased the production of blast furnace coke by 4% y/y
Ukrainian coke plants produced 245,000 tons of coke in January 2023

In particular, coke chemical enterprises produced 212,000 tons of metallurgical coke in one month
China’s coke plants intend to cut production by 30%

Chinese coke plants are trying to increase the prices of their products
Indian producers are demanding an anti-dumping duty on coke imports

The current utilization of internal capacities is about 30%
Kametstal produced 1.56 million tons of steel in 2022

Pig iron production at the plant for the year amounted to 1.48 million tons

Coke production in Ukraine fell by 59% in 2022

The hostilities led to the shutdown of the largest coking plant located in the city of Avdiivka, next to the front line
The coke-chemical division of DMZ completely switched to Ukrainian raw materials

The transition to domestic raw materials almost did not affect the quality of products, which was previously considered impossible
Ukrainian coke plants produced 3.91 million tons of coke in 2022

In December 2022, coke chemical enterprises produced 198,000 tons of gross coke, including 171,000 tons of metallurgical coke

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