In January 2023, metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine reduced steel production by 6.5 times compared to the same period in 2022 - to 284 thousand tons from 1 million 851 thousand tons. tons in January 2022, but increased smelting compared to December 2022, when only 106 thousand tons of steel were smelted.
According to the international association of steel producers Worldsteel, Ukraine took 34th place in the ranking of 64 major countries global producers of these products, while in December it was in 38th place.
According to Worldsteel, in January 2023, a decrease in steel production was recorded by January 2022 in most countries of the top ten, except for China and Iran.
As reported, the metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine in December last year reduced steel production by 16.4 times, or by 93.9% compared to the same period in 2021, to 106 thousand tons.