Ukraine dropped in the ranking of steel producers

Украина опустилась в рейтинге производителей стали

In the ranking of world steel producers Ukraine took the 14th place.

Ukraine in June 2017 produced 1.59 million tons of steel, which became the 14th largest in the world. Thus, our country went from 13 th to 14-th place in the ranking of world steel producers behind Mexico. About it reports a press-service of the world steel Association the World Steel Association.

According to experts, world steel output increased in the first half of 2017, compared to the same period last year by 4.5% to 836,026 million tons. In June, steel production in the world increased compared to the same period last year by 3.2% to 141,046 million tons, while may declined 1.6%.

June download methodnode has reached 73%. This is 1.4% higher compared to June 2016. Compared to may 2017 this figure was 1.3% below.

Recall, the European Union is considering imposing anti-dumping duties in the amount of up to 33% on hot-rolled steel from Ukraine, Russia, Brazil and Iran.

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