In Q1 2014, Russia's steel production decreased by 1% year-on-year to 17.1 million tonnes. In March alone, the output of steel decreased by 0.9% year-on-year, the Federal State Statistics Service informed.
In Q1 2014, the output of rolled ferrous metal products decreased by 1.1% to 14.6 million tonnes, production of steel pipes by 0.6% to 2.4 million tonnes. At the same time, cast iron production increased by 0.3% to 12.5 million tonnes.
"AK&M", 15.04.2014 18:50