В 2019 году производство кокса в Украине снизилось на 7,1% (c)
A 7.1% decrease in coke production was recorded in Ukraine in 2019

Only ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih and Yuzhkoks were able to ramp up production last year

Demand for coke among steelmaking companies is falling

While coke imports grew by 17.3% in 9 months

In the first 7 months of 2019, coke imports to Ukraine totaled 651.3 thousand tons

Ukraine imported Russian coke for the amount of $169.3 million, which makes almost 85% of the total volume

Import of coking coals to Ukraine grew over 5 months

A 5% growth was recorded, the share of import increased by 1.5 percentage points, up to 81.9%

The key question: what does the ban on the supply of coking coals mean?

The domestic market may face a significant deficit of raw materials for coke production

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