According to the State Statistics Committee of Russia, in the January to September period of the current year Russia produced 240 million tonnes of coal and 77.3 million tonnes of iron ore concentrate up by 2.3%YoY and 8.3%YoY. In the given period, Russia metallurgical coke output went up by 2%YoY to 20.4 million tonnes.
In the first nine months of 2011, Russia registered increase of 3%YoY in its crude steel production to 51.1 million tonnes. In January to September, Russia saw 18.4% increase in its steel pipe production to 7.8 million tonnes and a 3.4% rise in its finished steel output to 44.2 million tonnes.
On the other hand, the country production of pig iron went down by 0.2%YoY to 35.8 million tonnes during the first nine months of 2011.
(Sourced from Steel Orbis)