In the Donetsk region metallurgical production and production of finished metal products in October 2019 compared to October 2018 output decreased by 9.7%, according to data published on Monday General statistics office in Donetsk oblast.
Production of coke and refined petroleum products in the Donetsk region on a yearly comparison has decreased by 20.7%, output in mining and quarrying compared to September fell by 7.1%, while the metallurgic production and production of finished metal products decreased over the month by 13.5%
Production in October 2019 compared to September 2019 in mechanical engineering rose by 0.3% in manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products – by 0.5%, in the production, supply and distribution of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioned – by 5.8%, production of food products, beverages and tobacco products – by 15.3%. Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products in October compared with the previous month has not changed.
Production of raw coal in the January–October 2019 compared with January–October of the previous year increased by 13.3% and amounted to 10.8 million tons. The volume of coal, including raw coal shipped and concentrates amounted to 9.1 million tons, compared with January–October 2018 more by 12.8%.
Production of coke in January–October 2019 amounted to 3.9 million tonnes, less than in January–October 2018 10.6%.
iron Production in January–October 2019 was 6.7 million tons, which is less than in the corresponding period of the previous year, by 2.5%. Steel production, also amounting to 6.7 million tons, increased in comparison with January–October 2018 at 1.1%. The production of hot rolled flat products in January–October 2019 compared to the same period of 2018 grew by 5.4%, cold rolled steel decreased by 11.8%.
of Electricity in January–October 2019 generated 12.4 billion kWh, compared with January–November 2018 more than 0.4%.
overall industrial production in Donetsk region (excluding the temporarily occupied part of the territory) in January–October 2019 compared with January–October of the previous year grew by 3.7%. In October the volume of production was 0.6% higher than in October 2018, but 3.5% less than in September 2019. The decline in production in October was due mainly to problems of the metallurgical complex, in particular, with the situation on the markets of ferrous metals, as well as repairs and modernization of basic units.