Karabük Iron and Steel Works (KARDEMİR) A.Ş. January-September 2017 period, compared to the same period last year, the production of liquid crude iron 14,1, the production of liquid steel 12 percent, 31,4 percent of the production of net rolled products reported that increased.
In this period (January-September 2017), Kardemir's liquid crude iron production increased from 1 million 446 thousand tons to 1 million 649 thousand tons, while liquid steel production increased from 1 million 615 thousand tons to 1 million 809 thousand tons.
In the first 9 months of the year, significant increase was also observed in final products. The production of ribbed structural steel in the Continuous Rolling Mill increased from 10,4% to 435 thousand tons to 480 thousand tons, while the total production of Rail, Profile, Angle Bar and Mine Pole in the Rail-Profile Rolling Mill increased from 10% to 273 thousand tons compared to the same period of the previous year. reached a thousand tons. At the Çubuk Coil Rolling Mill, where trial production began last year, 301 thousand tons of rods and coils were produced in the first 9 months of this year. With these results, the company's net rolled product output in the first 179 months of the year increased by 9%, from 31,4 thousand tons to 730 thousand tons.
The company also increased its sales significantly in line with the increasing production. In the first 9 months of the year, main product sales increased by 21% compared to the same period of the previous year, and reached 1 million 439 thousand tons from 1 million 745 thousand tons.
In the last quarter of the year, the performance achieved during the January-September period is expected to be closed by 2017 million 2 thousand tons of liquid steel production as planned.