Metinvest’s crude steel output up six percent in Q1

Friday, 26 April 2019 17:22:02 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

Ukrainian mining and steel producing group Metinvest has announced that in the first quarter of the current year its crude steel production increased by six percent year on year to 1.94 million mt, driven by increases of 154,000 mt at Ilyich Steel and 62,000 mt at Azovstal. In addition, in the first quarter Metinvest also produced 7.2 million mt of iron ore concentrate, up four percent compared to the same quarter of the previous year. In the same quarter, the coal concentrate production of Metinvest increased by six percent year on year to 674,000 mt.

In the first quarter, the group's output of finished products increased by two percent to 1.5 million mt compared to the first quarter of 2018.

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