Ukraine’s mining, steel industries in survival mode, but still have prospects, leaders say

Ukraine’s mining and steel industry is working in “survival mode” because of what has happened since Russia’s invasion of the country in February 2022, Oleksand Kalenkov, the president of national steelmakers’ union Ukrmetallurgprom, said in a recent interview with local press.

Steelmaking mills were operating at 15% of their capacity, while mining was at 20%, he said.

Earlier in January, the association reported statistics that indicated that the country produced a...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

January 17, 2023

20:00 GMT