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Steel production increased by 5.5% this year in Ukraine

16 November 2021


 November 16, 2021

In January-October 2021, the production of cast iron in Ukraine increased by 5.0%, steel – by 5.5%, metal – by 5.4%, compared to the same period in 2020. This was reported by the association of enterprises “Ukrmetalurgprom”, as finance.ua writes

According to Ukrmetalurgprom, 17.72 million tons of pig iron were produced in January-October 2021 (5.0% more than in the same period of 2020) in Ukraine; 17.90 million tons of steel (5.5% more); 15.99 million tons of rolled metal (5.4% more).

Also during 10 months of 2021, 3.22 million tons of scrap metal were harvested (135.4% more than in the same period of 2020). Exports of scrap metal amounted to 504 thousand tons (15.8 times more) for this period.

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